Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 51’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 923.
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Möttul sinn liet meyja drottins
The maiden of the Lord [HOLY WOMAN] placed her precious cloak which was [lit. and] drawn out of the water, careful, on a sunbeam; the sun held it, as if it [the cloak] lay on a chair. The very remarkable maiden died without torments like a noble light-beam during mass in the middle of the church; may she watch over us, so that our sins are atoned for.
[1-4]: One of Brigid’s miraculous deeds, attested from the earliest lives onwards, was that, after being caught in a downpour of rain, she hung out her wet cloak to dry on a sunbeam (Connolly and Picard 1987, 15).
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