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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 28 November 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 556

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3 — Keth Lv 3VIII (Ket 5)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 5 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 556.

Hængr ek heiti         kominn ór Hrafnistu
hefnir Hallbjarnar;         hví skríðr þú svá, inn armi?
Friðmálum mæla         mun ek eigi við Finn ragan;
heldr mun ek boga benda         þann er mér Brúni gaf.

Ek heiti Hængr, kominn ór Hrafnistu, {hefnir Hallbjarnar}; hví skríðr þú svá, inn armi? Ek mun eigi mæla friðmálum við ragan Finn; heldr ek mun benda boga, þann er Brúni gaf mér.

I am named Hœngr (‘Salmon’), come from Hrafnista, {avenger of Hallbjǫrn} [= Ketill]; why do you glide thus, wretch? I will not speak words of peace to a cowardly Saami; rather I will bend the bow, which Brúni gave me.

texts: Ket 5

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga II 3 (AII, 280; BII, 301); Skald II, 159, NN §2391; FSN 2, 119, FSGJ 2, 161, Anderson 1990, 48, 91, 433; Edd. Min. 78.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 55v, 21 - 55v, 23 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 52r - 52r (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 4v, 30 - 5r, 5 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 10, 17 - 10, 21 (Ket)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 70r, 8 - 70r, 10 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 4v, 11 - 4v, 13 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a I 8°x (109a Ix) 74r, 4 - 74r, 5  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 157r, 27 - 157r, 29 (Ket)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated