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Arngr Lv 4IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Lausavísur 4 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Lv 4IV)

Arngrímr ábóti BrandssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Sóttir græðir allra átta
uppi ok niðri ok þess í miðju,
bót fær hverr er byskup ítran
beiðir þess, er samir greiða;
ǫllum bergr sá er eyðir villu
ormbóls hǫtuðr fegri sólu;
lúti gjǫrvǫll landsbygð sætum
lim stýranda bjartra himna.


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 59: AII, 360, BII, 387, Skald II, 210, NN § 3306 (l. 1); Bps II, 169.


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