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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 30 November 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 566

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

11 — Keth Lv 11VIII (Ket 16)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 16 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 11)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 566.

Hvat er þat flagða,         er ek sá á fornu nesi?
At uppiverandi sólu,         er ek hefik önga eina
        leiðiligri litit.

Hvat er þat flagða, er ek sá á fornu nesi? Er ek hefik litit önga eina leiðiligri at uppiverandi sólu.

What kind of ogress is that, whom I saw on the ancient headland? I have seen not a single one more ugly while the sun is up.

texts: Ket 16

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga V 1 (AII, 282; BII, 303); Skald II, 160-1, NN §2391; FSN 2, 127, FSGJ 2, 169, Anderson 1990, 52, 98, 438; Edd. Min. 80.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 56v, 15 - 56v, 16 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 53v - 53v (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 8r, 12 - 8r, 19 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 16, 7 - 16, 9 (GrL)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 72r, 3 - 72r, 5 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 6v, 13 - 6v, 15 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 159v, 11 - 159v, 13 (Ket)  image  
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