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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 15IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 15 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 15IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Aptr vitjaði sorga sviptir
Snjólands á vit framm til Hóla;
lýðrinn allr með lofsǫng prúðum
lætr byskupi fagnat mætum;
ílags-þáttr kom illra vætta
einsætt í hug mjǫk Kolbeini,
yfrit baldr sá er eiga vildi
(ilt verk er þat) dóm yfir klerkum.


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 17: AII, 352, BII, 376, Skald II, 203; Biskupasögur 1858-78, II, 190, Isberg 1877, 34, 43, 57, Jón þorkelsson 1883, 102.


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