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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gramm1, FGT §178

First Grammarian, The First Grammatical Treatise 178 — ed. IcePaHC

Not published: do not cite (Gramm1, FGT §178)

First GrammarianThe First Grammatical Treatise

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Nú um þann mann er rita vill eða nema að voru máli ritinn , annað tveggja helgar þýðingar eða lög eður áttvísi , eða svo hveregi er maður vill skynsamlega nytsemi á bók nema eður kenna , enda sé hann svo lítillátur í fróðleiksástinni að hann vilji nema litla skynsemi heldur en öngva þá er á meðal verður hinnar meiri , þá lesi hann þetta kapitulum vandlega


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.


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