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EGils Guðv 16IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 16 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 16IV)

Einarr GilssonVísur um Guðmund biskup

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Treysti ek upp á himna hæstra
hæstráðanda krapt ok náðir,
verði oss ok þollum þessum
þessi laug at hreinsan bauga;
allir hafa með frægðum fullum
fulldrengila mínir gengit
meiðar, opt þó at fyrðar flýði,
flæðar báls at leiki stála."


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: Einarr Gilsson, 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 16: AII, 407, BII, 433, Skald II, 237, NN §§1549, 3327; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78, II, 102-3.


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