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Gusi finnakonungr (Gusi)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 5

Lausavísur — Gusi LvVIII (Ket)

Beatrice La Farge (forthcoming), ‘ Gusi finnakonungr, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3161> (accessed 26 October 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5 

SkP info: VIII, 554

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1 — Gusi Lv 1VIII (Ket 3 [b])

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 3 (Gusi finnakonungr, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 554.

Gusa kalla mik         göfgir Finnar;
em ek oddviti         allrar þjóðar.

Göfgir Finnar kalla mik Gusa; ek em {oddviti allrar þjóðar}.

Noble Saami call me Gusi; I am {the spearhead of the whole people} [RULER].

texts: Ket 3b

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga II 1/5-8 (AII, 279; BII, 301); Skald II, 159, FF §16; FSN 2, 119, FSGJ 2, 160, Anderson 1990, 48, 91, 433; Edd. Min. 77.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 55v - 55v (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 52r - 52r (Ket)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated