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Árni Gd 1IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 1 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 1IV)

Árni ábóti JónssonGuðmundardrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Almáttugr sé dýrðar drottin
dyggr ok bjartr í mínu bjarta,
upp slítandi ǫll með rótum
ilsku klungr, er þat hafa stungit,
sárnat brjóst af synda þyrnum
svá smyrjandi mýktar anda,
sæðis jǫrð at sannleiks orði
síðan megi þar verða fríðust.


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: Árni Jónsson ábóti, 1. Guðmundar drápa 1: AII, 412, BII, 440, Skald II, 240, NN §§3330, 1558; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 202.


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