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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 6

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Forað LvVIII (Ket)

Not published: do not cite (Forað LvVIII (Ket))

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SkP info: VIII, 574

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4 — Forað Lv 4VIII (Ket 24)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 24 (Forað, Lausavísur 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 574.

Gang hóf ek upp í Angri,         eigraða ek á til Steigar;
skálm †glotadrra skroptu†,         sk*arn tadda ek á til Karmtar,
elda mun ek á Jaðri         ok at Útsteini blása.
Þá mun ek austr við Elfi,         áðr dagr á mik skíni,
ok með brúðkonum beigla         ok bráðliga gefit jarli.

Ek hóf upp gang í Angri, ek eigraða á til Steigar; skálm †glotadrra skroptu†, ek tadda sk*arn á til Karmtar, ek mun elda á Jaðri ok blása at Útsteini. Þá mun ek austr við Elfi, áðr dagr skíni á mik, ok beigla með brúðkonum ok bráðliga gefit jarli.

I began my expedition in Angr, I sauntered on to Steig; [my] short sword … , I spread dung [on the way] to Karmøy, I will kindle fire in Jæren and blow at Utstein. Then I will go east near the Götaälv, before day shines upon me, and lumber about with the bridesmaids and at once be given [in marriage] to the jarl.

texts: Ket 24

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga V 9 (AII, 284; BII, 305); Skald II, 161, NN §1478; FSN 2, 129-30, FSGJ 2, 171, Anderson 1990, 53, 99.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 56v, 29 - 56v, 32 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 54r - 54r (Ket)  image  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 17, 6 - 17, 9 [5-10] (GrL)  transcr.  image  
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