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Arngr Gd 41IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 41 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 41IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Máttugr gef þú í slæm enn slétta
snildar-orð, af þinni mildi
æztri blómaz allir heimar,
alhróðigr mér faðir þjóðar;
sǫnn ein vilda ek segja runnum
snillings verk, eða dýrlig merki
háleit þau, sem hann gefr ýtum,
hildar serks, fyr drottins mildi.


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.


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