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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 20 January 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 573

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

15 — Keth Lv 15VIII (Ket 23)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 23 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 15)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 573.

Langleit ertu, fóstra,         ok lætr róa nefit;
ei hefi ek flagðit         felligra litit;
        eða hvert hefir þú förina görva?

Ertu langleit, fóstra, ok lætr nefit róa; ek hefi ei litit flagðit felligra; eða hvert hefir þú görva förina?

You are long-faced, foster-mother, and you let your nose row; I have not seen a more monstrous ogress; and where are you travelling to?

texts: Ket 23

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga V 8 (AII, 283-4; BII, 305); Skald II, 161; FSN 2, 129, FSGJ 2, 171, Anderson 1990, 53, 99, 440; Edd. Min. 81.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 56v, 27 - 56v, 29 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 54r - 54r (Ket)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 8v, 30 - 9r, 1 (Ket)  transcr.  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 17, 3 - 17, 5 (GrL)  transcr.  image  
AM 342 4°x (342x) 72r, 18 - 72r, 19 (Ket)  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 160r, 1 - 160r, 4 (Ket)  image  
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