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Árni Gd 20IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 20 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 20IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Satt hǫfum spurt, at sýndi drottin
sætust laun fyr starfa mætan
Guðmundi, þar er góðir andar
gagnauðigstri sælu fagna;
leidd var ein ór líkam sínum
langminnigrar sála kvinnu,
hann mærðu þeir heiðurs orðum
helgir menn, sem fylgdu henni.


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 20: AII, 416, BII, 445-6, Skald II, 243; Bps II, 206.


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