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Arngr Gd 11IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 11 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 11IV)

Arngrímr ábóti BrandssonGuðmundardrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Háleita vann opt með ýtum,
(eru rétt um þat sannar fréttir)
sóttir græddi hann allra átta,
jartegna-gjǫrð mjúku hjarta;
djǫfla keyrði hann út meðr afli
óða, hvar sem beidduz þjóðir,
flýja urðu fúnir draugar,
flǫgðin gjǫrvǫll undan lǫgðu.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, 1. Guðmundar kvæði (drápa?) byskups 12: AII, 350-1, BII, 374-5, Skald II, 202; Biskupasögur 1858-78, II, 189, Isberg 1877, 33, 42, 56.


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