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Arngr Gd 30IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 30 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 30IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Eptir spurði efli krapta,
elsku kunnr hví hann vígði brunna,
"orðit leikr á yðrum gjǫrðum
allra mest um vígslur presta";
svá skýrðar vann sínar gjǫrðir
sannfróðliga rǫksemd góðri
hygginn maðr, at hvárutveggja
hann þakkaði eyði banna.


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 32: AII, 354, BII, 380, Skald II, 206, NN §1494; Biskupasögur 1858-78, II, 194, Isberg 1877, 37, 45, 65-6.


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