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Gusi finnakonungr (Gusi)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 5

Lausavísur — Gusi LvVIII (Ket)

Beatrice La Farge (forthcoming), ‘ Gusi finnakonungr, 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=3161> (accessed 25 October 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5 

SkP info: VIII, 559

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4 — Gusi Lv 4VIII (Ket 8)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 8 (Gusi finnakonungr, Lausavísur 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 559.

Búztu við
bitri eggþrumu;
hafþu hlíf fyr þér;
hart mun ek skjóta.
Þér mun ek brálla
at bana verða,
nema þú af auði
öllum látir.

 

Prepare yourself now for {the bitter blade-thunder}; [BATTLE] have a shield before you; I will shoot hard. I will quickly be the death of you, unless you give up your entire wealth.

context: This stanza is introduced by the words: Gusir kvað ‘Gusir spoke’ immediately after Ket 7.

notes: [1-2]: Kock (Skald; NN §2391) adopts the reading of 471 for these two lines.

texts: Ket 8

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga II 4 (AII, 280; BII, 302); Skald II, 160, NN §2391FSN 2, 120, FSGJ 2, 162, Anderson 1990, 48, 91, 434; Edd. Min. 7.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 55v, 27 - 55v, 29 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 52r - 52r (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 5r, 26 - 5v, 2 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 10, 28 - 11, 3 (Ket)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 70r, 16 - 70r, 19 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 4v, 19 - 4v, 21 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a I 8°x (109a Ix) 74r, 7 - 74r, 8  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 157v, 5 - 157v, 8 (Ket)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated