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Árni Gd 44IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 44 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 44IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Útlægðu þeir enn til stygðar
ágætustum meina bæti
vini ok frændr, er víst í raunum
vildu fylgja herra mildum;
meiðingar eða mátkan dauða
margir þoldu honum til bjarga,
hyggjum vér at þeir muni þiggja
þýða vist með sjálfum Kristi.


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 44: AII, 421, BII, 452, Skald II, 248; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 212.


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