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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gusi finnakonungr (Gusi)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 5

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Gusi LvVIII (Ket)

Not published: do not cite (Gusi LvVIII (Ket))

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SkP info: VIII, 557

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

3 — Gusi Lv 3VIII (Ket 6)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 6 (Gusi finnakonungr, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 557.

Hverr er á öndrum         öndverðan dag
gjarn til gunnar         í grimmum hug?
Vit skulum freista         flein at rjóða
hvárr at öðrum,         nema hugr bili.

Hverr er á öndrum öndverðan dag, gjarn til gunnar í grimmum hug? Vit skulum freista at rjóða flein hvárr at öðrum, nema hugr bili.

Who is that on skis in the first part of the day, eager for battle in a hostile frame of mind? We two must try to redden the javelin, each on the other, unless our courage fails.

texts: Ket 6

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga II 2 b (AII, 280; BII, 301); Skald II, 159, FF §42; FSN 2, 120FSGJ 2, 161, Anderson 1990, 48, 433-4; Edd. Min. 78.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 55v, 24 - 55v, 26 (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 5r, 8 - 5r, 15 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 10, 22 - 10, 25 (Ket)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 70r, 12 - 70r, 14 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 4v, 15 - 4v, 16 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 157r, 31 - 157v, 2 (Ket)  image  
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