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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ketill hœngr (Keth)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 23

not in Skj

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. . <> (accessed 24 January 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 569

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

12 — Keth Lv 12VIII (Ket 19)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 19 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 12)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 569.

Einhlítr ek þóttumz,         áðr en hér kómum,
um flestar allar         farir várar,
hvat sem ferlig         flögð um gleipa.
Lastik dreng dæsinn;         dreif ek á vit fanga.

Ek þóttumz einhlítr um flestar allar farir várar, áðr en kómum hér, hvat sem ferlig flögð um gleipa. Lastik dæsinn dreng; dreif ek á vit fanga.

I considered myself self-reliant on almost all our [my] journeys, before we [I] came here, whatever hideous ogresses chatter about. I speak ill of the sluggish man; I moved forcefully in search of a catch.

texts: Ket 19

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga V 4 (AII, 282-3; BII, 304); Skald II, 161, NN §2391; FSN 2, 128FSGJ 2, 170, Anderson 1990, 53, 98, 439; Edd. Min. 80.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 56v, 20 - 56v, 22 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 53v - 53v (Ket)  image  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 16, 17 - 16, 20 (Ket)  transcr.  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 8v, 8 - 8v, 11 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 72r, 12 - 72r, 13 (Ket)  image  
AM 552 q 4°x (552qx) 6v, 21 - 6v, 23 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 159v, 22 - 159v, 25 (Ket)  image  
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