Lorsch Riddle 9


Date: Fri 23 Apr 2021
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Original text:
Candida virgo suas lacrimas dum seminat atras,
Tetra per albentes linquit vestigia campos
Lucida stelligeri ducentia ad atria caeli.
When a shining white virgin sows her dark tears,
she leaves foul tracks across the white fields,
leading to the bright halls of the starry sky.
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This edition is based on Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Palatinus latinus 1753, folio 117v. You can find images of this manuscript here.

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