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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 4IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 4 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 4IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Sættu oss við son þinn ítran,
sólar þengils skrín, ok engla
ítarlig, sú er alt má veita,
yfirdrottningin heims ok gotna;
allir hræðaz þik ilsku-fullir
andar þeir, sem mektar fjandi;
láta verða lymsku-fljótir
leikun sín fyr bænir þínar.


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 4: AII, 349, BII, 372-3, Skald II, 201, NN §3302; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 188, Isberg 1877, 31-2, 41, 51-2; Jón Þorkelsson 1883, 101.


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