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Árni Gd 60IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 60 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 60IV)

Árni ábóti JónssonGuðmundardrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Ǫrlátur nam byskup brjóta
bjartan sundr í marga parta
silfurbolla, er síðan allir
sjáligum reynduz jafnir í skálum;
hreinar varð fyr herrans bænir
harðast torf at slátri jarðar,
hamra-grjót at fæðu feitri,
fríður kostr ór bjargi síðan.


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 60: AII, 424-5, BII, 456, Skald II, 250, NN §§ 2647 (ll. 2-4), 2995 E; Bps II, 216.


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