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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Framarr víkingakonungr (Framarr)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 4

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Framarr LvVIII (Ket)

Beatrice La Farge (forthcoming), ‘ Framarr víkingakonungr, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 27 June 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 595

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4 — Framarr Lv 4VIII (Ket 41)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 41 (Framarr víkingakonungr, Lausavísur 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 595.

Hugr er í Hængi;         hvass er Dragvendill;
beit hann orð Óðins,         sem ekki væri.
Bráz nú Baldrs faðir;         brigt er at trúa honum;
njóttu heill handa;         hér munum skiljaz.

Hugr er í Hængi; Dragvendill er hvass; hann beit orð Óðins, sem ekki væri. Nú bráz {faðir Baldrs}; at trúa honum er brigt; njóttu heill handa; hér munum skiljaz.

There is courage in Hœngr (‘Salmon’); Dragvendill is sharp; he bit Óðinn’s word, as if it were nothing. Now {the father of Baldr <god>} [= Óðinn] has been deceptive; to put one’s trust in him is uncertain; enjoy safe and sound [the work of] your hands; here we will part.

texts: Ket 41

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga VII 8 (AII, 287; BII, 308); Skald II, 163; FSN 2, 139, FSGJ 2, 180-1, Anderson 1990, 58-9, 108, 443; Edd. Min. 85.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 57v, 31 - 57v, 32 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 56v - 56v (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 11v, 4 - 11v, 11 (Ket)  transcr.  
GKS 1006 folx (1006x) 621 - 621 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 162r, 18 - 162r, 21 (Ket)  image  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 23, 19 - 23, 22 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 74r, 8 - 74r, 11 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 8v, 4 - 8v, 6 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a I 8°x (109a Ix) 77r, 11 - 77r, 14 (Ǫrv)  image  
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