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Árni Gd 36IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 36 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 36IV)

Árni ábóti JónssonGuðmundardrápa
353637

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Skynsǫm ǫnd er riddari reyndar
rǫskr ok dýrr, er búknum stýrir,
hestur mjúkr ok holdit veika
hlýða þeim, sem temr með prýði,
víst eru sporarnir vǫkur með fǫstum,
vænast beizl fyr tempran kæna,
gott skýriz fyr glósu setta
Guðmundar líf allar stundir.

sources

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 36: AII, 419, BII, 450, Skald II, 246; NN § 1558; Bps II, 210.

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