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Árni Gd 69IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 69 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 69IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Heita máttu heilagt sæti
heims stýris með forni dýru,
sól skínandi sigri vænum,
sannur gimsteinn lærðra manna,
musteri guðs í múri traustum,
mildr, svá at þú ekki vildir
spara láta, þegar aumir ýtar
atvinnu sér þurftu finna.


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 69: AII, 427, BII, 458, Skald II, 252; NN § 1558; Bps II, 218.


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