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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. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3160> (accessed 1 December 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 585

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

19 — Keth Lv 19VIII (Ket 33)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 33 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 19)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 585.

Óðin blóta         gørða ek aldrigi;
        hefik þó lengi lifat.
Framar veit ek
        falla munu
        fyrr en þetta it háva höfuð.

Ek gørða aldrigi blóta Óðin; þó hefik lifat lengi. Ek veit Framar munu falla fyrr en þetta it háva höfuð.

I have never sacrificed to Óðinn; yet I have lived a long time. I know Framarr will fall sooner than this high head.

texts: Ket 33

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga VI 6 (AII, 285; BII, 306-7); Skald II, 162, NN §2394; FSN 2, 135, FSGJ 2, 177, Anderson 1990, 57, 105; Edd. Min. 83.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 57v, 8 - 57v, 9 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 55v - 55v (Ket)  image  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 21, 18 - 21, 21 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
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