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Árni Gd 8IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 8 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 8IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Kennidóms fekk sæmdir sannar
siðbætir ok vígslu mæta,
prestur sá var prýddr af Kristo
pálmvið líkt, er getr í sálmi;
rót er sterk, en leggur lítill,
listug flúr ok grænir kvistir,
giptufullr í gæzku krǫptum,
Guðmundr hefir svá vaxa fundiz.

sources

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 8: AII, 413, BII, 442, Skald II, 241; NN § 1558; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 203.

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