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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)

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. . <> (accessed 17 May 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 560

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

5 — Gusi Lv 5VIII (Ket 10)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 10 (Gusi finnakonungr, Lausavísur 5)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 560.

Skaltu eigi gulli         né gersimum
með heilum hug         heima ráða.
Kemr þér bani         brátt at höndum,
ef vit skulum úti         oddum leika.

Skaltu eigi ráða heima gulli né gersimum með heilum hug. Bani kemr þér brátt at höndum, ef vit skulum leika oddum úti.

You shall not possess [your] gold or treasures at home with a cheerful mind. Death will strike you quickly if we two have to play with weapon-points out here.

texts: Ket 10

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga II 6 (AII, 281; BII, 302); Skald II, 160; FSN 2, 121, FSGJ 2, 163, Anderson 1990, 49, 92, 435; Edd. Min. 79.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 55v, 30 - 55v, 32 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 52r - 52r (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 5v, 13 - 5v, 20 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 11, 6 - 11, 9 (Ket)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 70r, 21 - 70r, 23 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 4v, 23 - 4v, 25 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 157v, 11 - 157v, 13 (Ket)  image  
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