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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 10IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 10 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 10IV)

Arngrímr ábóti BrandssonGuðmundardrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Fæddiz upp, sá er illu eyddi,
ǫllum þekkr, guði ok rekkum;
vélrýrir tók vígslur dýrar
veldis-stóls af Brandi at Hólum;
prestr hafði sjá púsu hæsta,
prúða valdi hann sér til brúðar
(meðr njóta þess margir aðrir)
móður guðs, sem blóm er fljóða.


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: Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, 1. Guðmundar kvæði (drápa?) byskups 10: AII, 350, BII, 374, Skald II, 202, NN §2622B; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 189, Isberg 1877, 33, 42, 55.


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