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Árni Gd 18IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 18 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 18IV)

Árni ábóti JónssonGuðmundardrápa
171819

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Kænastur dró Kolbeins rúnu,
Krists vildi þat leyfa mildi,
grimmlundaðs ór greipum fjanda
guðs játari, sem margir vátta;
Rind almeidd af greypu grandi
glymrastar kom aptur fasta
snǫruð ok kreist, en beinin brostin,
bauga þǫll var dauð með ǫllu.

sources

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: Árni Jónsson ábóti, 1. Guðmundar drápa 18: AII, 415, BII, 445, Skald II, 243; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 206.

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