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Árni Gd 68IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 68 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 68IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Skírlífis með skýru prófi
skjallhvít lilja máttu kallaz
þolinmæðis ok rós en rauða,
ramlig stoð við kristni gamla,
skært ljósker með brjándi birti,
blessat fjall, er styrkir alla,
hlýskjaldar þá er heiðra vildu
heims landreka, en skirraz fjanda.


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 68: AII, 426-7, BII, 458, Skald II, 252, NN §§ 2847 (l. 3), 3336 (ll. 1-3); Bps II, 218.


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