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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 49IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 49 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 49IV)

Arngrímr ábóti BrandssonGuðmundardrápa

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Færir framm, svá at hverr megi heyra,
hróðrar smíð, er launar hljóði,
auðar hlunnr, hvé yfirmann þenna
eitrspýjandi snákar flýja;
djǫflar hafa sik út með afli,
á hrindaz þeir járna tindum;
hverr setr ǫðrum (hvar sé mætra?),
horn í síðu púka fornra.


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 51: AII, 358, BII, 385, Skald II, 209; Biskupasögur 1858-78, II, 184 (l. 1), 198-9, Isberg 1877, 30, 40 (l. 1), 47, 75-6.


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