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Árni Gd 65IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 65 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 65IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Dauður svá sem lifandi lýðum
líknar hann, er bæði sannan
heilagleik ok mildi mjúka,
mátt ok vilja góðan váttar,
heimsækir því hann með sóma
hundruðum sveit, at byskup veitir
holds græðing ok hjálp í nauðum,
hverr sem biðr með trausti ok iðran.


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 65: AII, 426, BII, 457, Skald II, 251, NN §§ 1564 (ll. 5-6), 1558; Bps II, 217.


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