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Árni Gd 71IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 71 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 71IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Gullker máttu geðligt kallaz,
glæst ok valit af smið enum hæsta,
ítarliga þat innan skreyta
allskyns steinar dygða-hreinir,
mǫnnum skenkir með því sunnu
mjúka drykki hjartasjúkum,
hunang ok mjólk, í veraldar válki,
vínkjallara buðlung úr sínum.


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 71: AII, 427, BII, 459, Skald II, 252, NN §§ 2848 (ll. 1, 2-4), 2995 E; Bps II, 218.


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