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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ketill hœngr (Keth)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 23

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Keth LvVIII (Ket)

Beatrice La Farge (forthcoming), ‘ Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 1 December 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 563

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

8 — Keth Lv 8VIII (Ket 13)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 13 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 8)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 563.

Hvat er þat býsna,         er ek á bjargi sé
        ok gapir eldi yfir?
Búsifjar okkrar
        hygg ek batna munu;
        líttu á ljóðvega.

Hvat er þat býsna, er ek sé á bjargi ok gapir yfir eldi? Ek hygg búsifjar okkrar munu batna; líttu á ljóðvega.

What terrible thing is that which I see on the mountain and which gapes over the fire? I think that the neighbourly relationship between us will become better; move [off] on the thoroughfares.

texts: Ket 13

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga III (AII, 281; BII, 303); Skald II, 160, NN §2391, FF §45; FSN 2, 125, FSGJ 2, 167, Anderson 1990, 51, 96, 437; Edd. Min. 95.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 56r, 33 - 56r, 34 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 53r - 53r (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 7r, 17 - 7r, 24 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 14, 18 - 14, 20 (GrL)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 71r, 28 - 71r, 30 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 6r, 8 - 6r, 9 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 158v, 28 - 159r, 2 (Ket)  image  
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