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Ketill hœngr (Keth)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 23

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. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3160> (accessed 22 January 2022)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23 

SkP info: VIII, 581

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17 — Keth Lv 17VIII (Ket 29)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 29 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 17)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 581.

Ketill ek heiti
kominn ór Hrafnistu;
þar var ek upp um alinn.
Hugfullt hjarta
veit ek hlífa mér;
þó vilda ek gisting geta.

 

I am named Ketill, come from Hrafnista; there I was brought up. I know that a courage-filled heart protects me; yet I would like to obtain lodging.

context: This stanza follows straight on from Ket 28 and is introduced by the words: Ketill kvað vísu ‘Ketill spoke a stanza’.

texts: Ket 29

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga VI 2 (AII, 285; BII, 306); Skald II, 162FSN 2, 134, FSGJ 2, 175-6, Anderson 1990, 57, 104; Edd. Min. 82.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 57v, 1 - 57v, 3 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 55r - 55r (Ket)  image  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 21, 3 - 21, 6 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated