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Árni Gd 70IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 70 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 70IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Frægðar áttu fjórar dygðir,
feiti ok ilm, er cedrús veitir
hæðar-fullr ok hvergi spilliz
heiðrinn vikr at þér í slíku;
framar lýsir þín fegrð at vísu
fullu, tungli skerðings Ullum,
morginstjarna mæt á hlýrni
mjǫk sæmir þik fǫgru dæmi.


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 70: AII, 427, BII, 458-9, Skald II, 252, NN § 2649 (ll. 1-3); Bps II, 218.


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