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Arngr Gd 7IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 7 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 7IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Ýtar sækja af ǫllum sveitum
Ísalands, þeir er Guðmund prísa,
blindir, daufir, beggja handa
bót þiggjandi eða svá fóta,
hǫfuðverkjarins angr ok orku,
augna-rætr ok líkþrá bætir,
dauðum aflaz líf viðr leiðu,
lætr engi hér byskup mætra.


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 7: AII, 350, BII, 373, Skald II, 201; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 188-9, Isberg 1877, 32, 42, 53-4.


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