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Administration
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers20
Boundaries5
Chartularies52
Contracts / Marriage settlements4
Diplomas295
Directives3
Documents concerning driftwood2
Driftwood sites/owners register8
Estate13
Freight letters / records4
Government1
Inheritance records2
Inheritance records16
Kvittunarbréf2
Land registers63
Legal papers of land estate23
Legal papers of land estate43
Official letter/ documents113
Official books1
Parliament36
Possessions inventories22
Power of attorney4
Property boundary registers12
Registers of sheep marks1
Sheep marks2
Statistical reports2
Testimonies50
Tithe1
Visitations4
gift vouchers4
Anthropology1
Antiquities
Homilies5
Kings' sagas169
Kings' tales77
Mythical-heoric tales37
Mythical-heroic sagas346
Prose romances450
Sagas of Icelanders633
Sagas of bishops131
Sagas of contemporary history73
Saint's sagas114
Sagas of apostles30
Sagas of holy people12
Visions6
Tales of Icelanders254
Arts1
Architecture7
Art22
Drama2
Music38
Astronomy
Calendars48
Almanacs68
Easter tables2
Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.13
Chronology66
Cosmology2
Biographies1
Biography
Censuses14
Professional registers21
Registers of writers / poets22
Diaries219
Epistles / Letters463
Letter books50
Letter collections11
Genealogy56
Genealogies215
Kirkjubækur1
Name registers32
Notebooks57
Private documents239
Codicology1
Ink3
Manuscript catalogues23
Philology22
Script5
Communications
Postal communications1
Crime
Adultery1
Theft3
Education
Catechisms5
Grading1
Schools110
Reading6
Alphabet31
Text-books65
Encyclopedic wisdom1
Essays2
Folk tales
Galdrasögur6
Galdramenn5
Töfrabrögð1
Ófreskigáfur/Skyggni3
Ghost tales12
Afturgöngur3
Fylgjur4
Uppvakningar/sendingar4
Útburðir2
Goðfræðisögur1
Dwarf tales2
Elf tales9
Huldufólk tales10
Sæbúar og vatna4
Troll tales7
Umskiptingar1
Helgisögur
Guð og kölski4
Helgir menn2
Hjátrú5
Kreddur4
Fyrirboðar3
Fyrirburðir1
Kímnisögur1
Níska/hrekkir1
Um klerka og kirkjulega hluti1
Náttúrusögur1
Dýrasögur4
Grasasögur3
Loftsjónir/tunglsögur1
Sjór5
Steinasögur3
Örnefnasögur4
Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla146
Viðburðasögur1
Frá fornmönnum4
Sagnir frá seinni tíma1
Útilegumannasögur3
Folkloristics/Ethnology
Astrology13
Charms34
Magic books15
Dreams113
Interpretations of dreams11
Palm reading14
Signs of the zodiac6
Folk customs26
Clothing1
Cooking13
Festivities7
Textile products5
Weddings15
Prophecies19
Pseudo-history61
Superstition112
Visions23
Geography2
Maps7
Toponymy63
Geology
Volcanos36
Health
Medicine43
Childbirth12
Healing166
History5
Annals195
Art history4
Court history4
News9
Politics44
Population history8
Industries
Agriculture33
Commerce31
Construction/smith-work with wood or iron10
Fishing17
Housekeeping11
Domestic manufacture5
Dyeing1
Weaving4
Industry23
Trade57
Late romances1
Law2
Convictions89
Sentences4
Outlawry1
Prison1
Laws278
Canon law93
Lawspeakers4
Lawyers13
Members of goðorð4
Linguistics1
Corpora37
Dictionaries24
Letter codes44
Onomastics18
Place-names24
Orthography10
Runes114
Verbal definitions75
Literary criticism1
Bibliographies32
History of literature29
Interpretations of poems / verses27
Lists of poems29
Metrics57
Metrical keys12
Poetics20
Rhetoric67
Stylistic4
Tables of contents / indexes236
Literature2
Anecdotes3
Bibliography75
Books of ethics/etiquette11
Children's books1
Polemics5
Mathematics1
Meteorology
Sea ice2
Natural sciences1
Zoology24
Animals5
Birds16
Novels2
Chapbooks119
Philosophy
Ethics35
Christian ethics4
Plays1
Poetry12
Adventure poems5
Ancient poems18
Beer poems6
Biography poems7
Confession1
Congratulatory poems5
Conjuration poems2
Cradle poems1
Dance poems6
Dance poems3
Dream poems3
Eddic poems89
Eddic interpretations2
Elegies/ commemorative poems75
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems / Letter poems65
Epitaphs / Tomb inscriptions26
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems23
Faith poems31
Fatherland poems2
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes (music)21
Heroic poems10
Heroic poems1
Humor poems12
Hymns454
Alphabet hymns7
Baptism hymns1
Bible hymns10
Christmas hymns17
Commandment hymns4
Conformation hymns1
Consolation hymns8
Consolation poems6
Death hymns18
Easter hymns8
Evening hymns35
Exhortation hymns9
Hymns on the Nativity3
Morning hymns30
New year hymns25
Passion hymns28
Penitential hymns11
Season hymns9
Travel hymns9
Week hymns37
Hymns / Praise poems9
Instructive poems2
Ironic poems about the state of the world8
Laments5
Love poems3
Medieval poems4
Memorial poems19
Nursery rhymes10
Occasional poems3
Occasional poems1
Ogress poems6
Panegyrics/ Praise poems11
Poems about ancient heroes7
Poems about gods9
Poems about old age3
Poems on weather conditions1
Polemic poems8
Polemics1
Raven poems1
Rhymes42
Rímur/metrical romances1215
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems81
Scaldic poems41
Stanzas286
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems4
Wisdom poems2
Religion
Religions5
Catholicism1
Abbesses1
Abbots2
Saints3
Cloisters4
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity21
Bishops112
Church history19
Lutheranism1
Priest69
Theology318
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion44
Bible38
Apocrypha11
Bible commentary3
Bible stories2
Books of prayers8
Catechism3
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home8
Liturgy-books2
Meditations1
Prayers178
Miracles2
Week prayers18
Evening prayers12
Morning prayers6
Churches51
Heathendom3
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology48
Roman mythology1
Liturgics13
Liturgic songs1
Masses36
Missals20
Sports
Games8
Chess2