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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 35IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 35 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 35IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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 auðar sviptir
(undrlaust var þat) Nóregs grundar;
búllam hafði hann beint með ǫllu;
bilar alls ekki drottins vilja;
aptr fengit var geymi giptu
guðligt vald, at hann skal halda
ǫllu, svá at um megi stilla
engi spell, eða láta ella.


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 37: AII, 355, BI, 381, Skald II, 206, NN §§1497, 3304; Biskupasögur 1858-78 II, 195, Isberg 1877, 38, 45-6, 69, Jón þorkelsson 1883, 102.


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