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Árni Gd 50IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 50 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 50IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Útlegð frá ek at engi sveigði,
ekki stríð né veraldar blíða
bǫls neitara frá boðorðum drottins
bjarta siðu ok ágætt hjarta;
erkibyskup ǫrvan styrkti,
æ hverr vald er þat nam halda,
bróður sinn með beztum ráðum,
baldin sveit þó mýktiz aldri.


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 50: AII, 422, BII, 453, Skald II, 248-9; Bps II, 213.


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