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Árni Gd 39IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 39 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 39IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Hræðiz eigi heitan þjóða
herra bjartr, er svá var í hjarta
kraptauðigr, sem fyrr í fræði
fagrliga skýrðiz mjǫk til dýrðar,
framm leiðandi fyrst með blíðu
fyrr ritning ok laganna vitni,
áminnandi aptr at venda
af ranginda venju langri.


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 39: AII, 419-20, BII, 450-1, Skald II, 247, NN § 2846 (ll. 5-6), § 1558; Bps II, 211.


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