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Árni Gd 15IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 15 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 15IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Mikils er vert, at Máría birtiz
mellings boða til hjálpar þellu,
en meira þat, er sjálf hún svinnum
svá mælandi presti hælir :
"dygðugr þat sem vinr minn vígði
vatn Guðmundur fái þér sprundi,
hann þykki mér hǫlda kunna
hátt líkastan beint á slíku".


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 15: AII, 415, BII, 444, Skald II, 242-3; NN §§ 2622C, 2843; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 205.


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