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Arngr Gd 44IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 44 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 44IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Cedrús vex í foldar faxi;
fjallit hefir at merkja allra
birting þeira, er hreinum hjǫrtum
haldi líf með skírleiks valdi;
þýðir Líbanús enn í óði,
allegorice rétt at kalla,
alls ráðanda einka-brúði
oss tæjandi, kristni frægja.


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 46: AII, 357, BII, 383-4, Skald II, 208; Biskupasögur 1858-78, II, 183 (l. 1), 197, Isberg 1877, 28-9, 40 (ll. 1-2), 47, 73-4.


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