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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, 583

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18 — Keth Lv 18VIII (Ket 31)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 31 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 18)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 583.

Upp mun ek nú rísa         ok ganga haugi af,
        alls mér Böðmóðr býðr.
Bróðir minn,
        þótt sæti brautu nær,
        mundi eigi betr um boðit.

Ek mun nú rísa upp ok ganga af haugi, alls Böðmóðr býðr mér. Bróðir minn, þótt sæti nær brautu, mundi eigi betr um boðit.

I will now rise up and leave the mound since Bǫðmóðr invites me. My brother, even if he lived near the road, would not have invited me better.

texts: Ket 31

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga VI 4 (AII, 285; BII, 306); Skald II, 162, NN §§1479, 2391, FF §43; FSN 2, 135, FSGJ 2, 176, Anderson 1990, 57, 104-5; Edd. Min. 83.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 57v, 4 - 57v, 5 (Ket)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 55r - 55v (Ket)  image  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 21, 9 - 21, 12 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
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