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Árni ábóti Jónsson (Árni)

14th century; volume 4; ed. Guðrún Nordal;

Guðmundardrápa (Gd) - 79

Guðmundardrápa — Árni GdIV

Not published: do not cite (Árni GdIV)

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Skj: Árni Jónsson ábóti: 1. Guðmundar drápa (AII, 412-30, BII, 440-61)

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11 — Árni Gd 11IV

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Alla framdi eyðir villu
embættis-gjǫrð fǫgrum hætti,
messur skýrt af mjúku hjarta
mest vandaði hann guði til handa;
skatna kindum skína vitni
skilríkust, at drotni líkar
atferð hans með reglu réttri,
raun sannar þat fjǫlda manna.  (hrynhent)

editions: Skj Árni Jónsson ábóti: 1. Guðmundar drápa 11 (AII, 414; BII, 443); Skald II, 242; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 204

sources

AM 398 4°x (398x) 106vb, 6 - 106vb, 13 (Gd)  transcr.  
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