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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 5IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 5 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 5IV)

Arngrímr ábóti BrandssonGuðmundardrápa

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Heyrðu nú til afbragðs-orða
yfirmaðr várrar kristni saðrar,
þetta lof, þvíat þat er með váttum
þér Guðmundur lǫngu fundit;
treystumz vér, at hafir þú hæsta
himna-vist ok nærri Kristi,
þó at þú liggir enn lágt meðal veggja
lýðum virkr í Hóla kirkju.


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 5: AII, 349, BII, 373, Skald II, 201, NN §§1490, 2995B; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 188, Isberg 1877, 32, 41, 52-3.


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