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Árni Gd 6IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 6 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 6IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Sá ríss upp með sigri ok hǫppum
sæmdar maðr á nyrzta jaðri
ýta fróns, þar er Ísland heitir,
ungr ok vænn, sem rós hjá klungrum;
skírður var þegar fæddiz fyrða
fríðr ættstuðull ok nefndur síðan
Guðmundr, er þá giptu hendi
gott at elska en hafna spotti.


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 6: AII, 413, BII, 441-2, Skald II, 241; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 203.


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