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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Arngr Gd 8IV

Arngrímr ábóti Brandsson, Guðmundardrápa 8 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 8IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Sútaukinn las sálna bætir
sǫngva-bækr, ok vakti lǫngum,
allar upp með elsku-fullrar
jungfrú Máríe fyldar tárum;
heilagt vess tók hann sem hnossir
hlítar-kænn ok virkta-bænir,
henni sendr af helgum anda,
hyggju-bragðs, þat er Gábriél sagði.


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 8: AII, 350, BII, 373-4, Skald II, 202, NN §1491A; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 189, Isberg 1877, 33, 42, 54.


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