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Forað (Forað)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 6

Lausavísur — Forað LvVIII (Ket)

Not published: do not cite (Forað LvVIII (Ket))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6 

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 567. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Forað Lv 1VIII (Ket 17)

Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 17 (Forað, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 567.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Forað ek heiti,
fædd vark norðarla
hraust í Hrafnseyju;
hveimleið búmǫnnum,
hvǫt til áræðis
hvatki er ilt skal inna.  (málaháttr)

texts: Ket 17

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga V 2 (AII, 282; BII, 303-4); Skald II, 161, NN §2391FSN 2, 127, FSGJ 2, 169,  Anderson 1990, 52-3, 98, 438; Edd. Min. 80.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 56v, 16 - 56v, 18 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 53v - 53v (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 8r, 21 - 8r, 26 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 16, 9 - 16, 11 (GrL)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 72r, 5 - 72r, 7 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 6v, 15 - 6v, 16 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 159v, 14 - 159v, 16 (Ket)  image  
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