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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 47IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 47 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 47IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Liðit er nú sízt hann var heðra
hundrað ára (svá hǫfum fundit),
aukaz þar til enn at líku
átta vetr, sem ritning váttar;
aldri þverr í efrum ǫldum,
einart vex fyr sannar greinir,
frægðin hans ok fagrar dygðir;
finnaz þar til sǫgur ok minni.


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 49: AII, 358, BII, 384, Skald II, 208, NN §2627; Biskupasögur 1858-78, II, 184 (l. 1), 198, Isberg 1877, 29, 40 (l. 1), 47, 75.


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