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EGils Guðv 5IV

Einarr Gilsson, Vísur um Guðmund biskup 5 — ed. Kirsten Wolf

Not published: do not cite (EGils Guðv 5IV)

Einarr GilssonVísur um Guðmund biskup

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Guðmund spurði hringa hirðir,
hirð gleðjandi Fáfnis beðjum :
"hví æxlar þú virða vígslur
vígslu njótur lǫgum í móti?";
græðir svaraði þegna þýðum
þýðr byskupi rétt af prýði :
"hætti ek gǫrð á drottins dýrðir
dýrðar-snjalls of breytni alla.


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: Einarr Gilsson, 2. Et hrynhent digt om Gudmund Arason 5: AII, 405, BII, 430-1, Skald II, 235, NN §2995D; Jón Sigurðsson et al. 1858-78 II, 100.


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