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Keth Lv 10VIII (Ket 15)

Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Ketils saga hœngs 15 (Ketill hœngr, Lausavísur 10)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 565.

Ketill hœngrLausavísur
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Fljúga folknǫðrur,
frækn er Dala-kappi,
ljótr er leikr eggja,
lítit er skegg á karli;
skrapa skinnkyrtlar,
skjálfa járnserkir,
hristask hringskyrtur,
hræðisk biðill meyjar.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 8. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ketill hœngs saga IV 2: AII, 282, BII, 303, Skald II, 160; FSN 2, 126, FSGJ 2, 168, Anderson 1990, 52, 97, 437-8; Edd. Min. 95.

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