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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 7 July 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 570

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

13 — Keth Lv 13VIII (Ket 20)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 20 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 13)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 570.

Læt ek hér fyrir vinnaz,         hvat er Forað mælir;
nauðir mik hvöttu;         nánum er at bjarga.
Hættik eigi         á hólm til sela,
ef í eyju         ærnir væri.

Ek læt vinnaz fyrir hér, hvat er Forað mælir; nauðir hvöttu mik; nánum er at bjarga. Hættik eigi á hólm til sela, ef ærnir væri í eyju.

I will provide a sufficiency for myself here, whatever Forað says; necessities incited me; near ones are to be saved. I would not risk it to the islet for seals if there were enough on the island.

texts: Ket 20

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga V 5 (AII, 283; BII, 304); Skald II, 161, NN §2392; FSN 2, 128, FSGJ 2, 170, Anderson 1990, 53, 98, 439; Edd. Min. 81.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 56v, 22 - 56v, 23 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 53v - 53v (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 8v, 12 - 8v, 13 [3-4] (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 16, 20 - 16, 23 (GrL)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 72r, 12 - 72r, 13 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 6v, 21 - 6v, 23 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 159v, 22 - 159v, 25 (Ket)  image  
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