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Ketill hœngr (Keth)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 23

Lausavísur — Keth LvVIII (Ket)

Not published: do not cite (Keth LvVIII (Ket))

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

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 585. 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 The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).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.

19 — Keth Lv 19VIII (Ket 33)

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.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Óðin blóta
gerðak aldrigi;
hefk þó lengi lifat;
Framarr veitk
at falla mun
fyrr en þetta háva hǫfuð.  (ljóðaháttr)

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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