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Árni Gd 78IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 78 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 78IV)

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Yfirmeisturum mun Eddu listar
allstirður sjá hróður virðaz
þeim er vilja svá grafa ok geyma
grein klókasta fræðibóka;
lofi heilagra líz mér hæfa
ljós ritninga sætra vitni,
en kenningar auka mǫnnum
engan styrk en fagnað myrkva.


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 78: AII, 429, BII, 461, Skald II, 253, NN § 1969 E (ll. 7-8); Bps II, 220.


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