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Bede, Venerable: Baeda halotti éneke (Bede's Death-song* in Hungarian)

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Bede's Death-song* (English)

Fore there neidfaerae naenig uuiurthit

thoncsnotturra than him thar[f] sie,

to ymbhycggannae, aer his hiniong[a]e,

huaet his gastae, godaes aeththa yflaes,

aefter deothdaege doemid uueorth[a]e.



*Denkmale des mittelalters gesammelt und herausgegeben von H. Hattemer I. (St. Gallen, 1844), p. 3. Venerabilis Bedae Historiae eccl. libri III. IV. edd. John E. B. Mayor and J. R. Lumby (Cambridge, 1878), p. 177. In the text, J. A. H. Murray's facsimile of the St Galler Ms. is used.

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Baeda halotti éneke (Hungarian)

Az elrendelt  utazás előtt

senki se bölcsebb,  mint megadatott néki ;

ezért eszmélkedjék  eltávozáskor,

mint itélik lelkét  jóért és rosszért

halála napjának  végeztével.

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