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Árni Gd 55IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 55 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 55IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Styrkr í anda stýrir klerka
stól sinn tók þá brátt at Hólum;
þoldi jafnan þungar hǫldum
þó meingjǫrðir skírleiks blómi;
laganna hald ok máttug mildi
mest gafz honum at skuld af flestum;
alt þat fólk, er eigi viltiz,
elskaði hann sem guðs vin sannan.

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 55: AII, 423, BII, 454-5, Skald II, 249; Bps II, 214-15.

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