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Administration
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers20
Boundaries2
Chartularies50
Contracts/Marriage settlements3
Diplomas262
Directives1
Documents concerning driftwood1
Driftwood sites/owners register8
Estate13
Freight letters/ records4
Government1
Inheritance records1
Inheritance records16
Kvittunarbréf1
Land registers43
Legal papers of land estate22
Legal papers of land estate37
Official letter/ documents104
Official books1
Parliament36
Possessions inventories22
Property boundary registers12
Registers of sheep marks1
Sheep marks2
Statistical reports2
Testimonies42
Tithe1
Visitations4
gift vouchers4
power of attorney3
Anthropology3
Antiquities10
Homilies5
Kings' sagas165
Kings' tales77
Mythical-heoric tales37
Mythical-heroic sagas332
Prose romances431
Sagas of Icelanders626
Sagas of bishops130
Sagas of contemporary history73
Saint's sagas112
Sagas of apostles29
Sagas of holy people12
Visions6
Tales of Icelanders248
Arts
Architecture7
Art20
Drama2
Music29
Astronomy
Calendars46
Almanacs63
Easter tables2
Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.13
Chronology65
Cosmology2
Autobiographies1
Biography
Censuses14
Professional registers20
Registers of writers / poets22
Diaries207
Epistles/ Letters393
Letter books48
Letter collections11
Genealogy55
Genealogies210
Kirkjubækur1
Name registers31
Notebooks53
Private documents218
Biography sections3
Botany2
Codicology
Ink3
Manuscript catalogues19
Philology21
Script4
Communications
Postal communications1
Crime
Adultery1
Theft3
Education
Catechisms5
Grading1
Schools105
Reading6
Alphabet29
Text-books62
Encyclopedic wisdom1
Essays3
Eulogys/ Remembrance speeches2
Folk tales5
Galdrasögur4
Galdramenn5
Töfrabrögð1
Ófreskigáfur/Skyggni3
Ghost tales11
Afturgöngur3
Fylgjur4
Uppvakningar/sendingar4
Útburðir2
Goðfræðisögur
Dwarf tales2
Elf tales9
Huldufólk tales10
Sæbúar og vatna4
Troll tales7
Umskiptingar1
Helgisögur
Guð og kölski4
Helgir menn2
Hjátrú4
Kreddur4
Fyrirboðar3
Fyrirburðir1
Kímnisögur1
Níska/hrekkir1
Um klerka og kirkjulega hluti1
Náttúrusögur1
Dýrasögur4
Grasasögur3
Loftsjónir/tunglsögur1
Sjór5
Steinasögur3
Örnefnasögur4
Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla140
Viðburðasögur
Frá fornmönnum4
Sagnir frá seinni tíma1
Útilegumannasögur3
Folkloristics/Ethnology1
Astrology13
Charms32
Magic books15
Dreams111
Interpretations of dreams11
Palm reading14
Signs of the zodiac6
Folk customs26
Cooking13
Festivities7
Textile products5
Weddings14
Prophecies19
Pseudo-history60
Superstition107
Visions23
Geography4
Maps7
Toponymy61
Geology
Volcanos33
Health
Medicine40
Childbirth12
Healing161
History5
Annals191
Art history4
Court history4
News9
Politics44
Population history8
Industries
Agriculture31
Commerce30
Construction/smith-work with wood or iron10
Fishing17
Housekeeping11
Domestic manufacture5
Dyeing1
Weaving4
Industry21
Trade56
Late mythical-heoric sagas3
Late romances6
Late sagas of Icelanders2
Law3
Convictions85
Sentences4
Outlawry1
Prison1
Laws275
Canon law91
Lawspeakers4
Lawyers13
Members of goðorð4
Linguistics3
Corpora36
Dictionaries22
Letter codes43
Onomastics18
Place-names21
Orthography10
Runes108
Verbal definitions73
Literary criticism
Bibliographies31
History of literature29
Interpretations of poems/ verses27
Lists of poems29
Metrics57
Metrical keys12
Poetics20
Rhetoric67
Stylistic4
Tables of contents/ indexes231
Literature2
Anecdotes3
Bibliography69
Books of ethics/etiquette11
Children's books1
Polemics5
Mathematics1
Meteorology5
Sea ice2
Mineralogy2
Natural sciences2
Zoology22
Animals5
Birds16
Novels4
Chapbooks112
Philosophy
Ethics35
Christian ethics4
Poetry30
Adventure poems4
Ancient poems16
Beer poems6
Biography poems7
Confession1
Congratulatory poems4
Conjuration poems2
Cradle poems1
Dance poems6
Dance poems3
Dream poems3
Eddic poems89
Eddic interpretations2
Elegies/ commemorative poems73
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems/Letter poems61
Epitaphs/ Tomb inscriptions26
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems23
Faith poems31
Fatherland poems1
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes20
Heroic poems10
Heroic poems1
Humor poems11
Hymns400
Alphabet hymns7
Baptism hymns1
Bible hymns10
Christmas hymns17
Commandment hymns4
Conformation hymns1
Consolation hymns8
Consolation poems6
Death hymns17
Easter hymns8
Evening hymns32
Exhortation hymns9
Hymns on the Nativity3
Morning hymns28
New year hymns25
Passion hymns26
Penitential hymns9
Season hymns8
Travel hymns9
Week hymns26
Hymns/ Praise poems8
Instructive poems2
Ironic poems about the state of the world8
Laments5
Love poems2
Medieval poems4
Memorial poems18
Nursery rhymes10
Occasional poems3
Occasional poems1
Ogress poems6
Panegyrics/ Praise poems11
Poems about ancient heroes7
Poems about gods9
Poems about old age3
Polemic poems8
Polemics1
Raven poems1
Rhymes41
Rímur/metrical romances1137
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems80
Scaldic poems39
Stanzas278
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems4
Wisdom poems2
Prolegomena/ Prefaces1
Proverbs1
Religion
Religions5
Catholicism1
Abbesses1
Abbots2
Saints3
Cloisters4
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity21
Bishops111
Church history19
Lutheranism1
Priest66
Theology301
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion43
Bible37
Apocrypha10
Bible commentary2
Bible stories2
Books of prayers8
Catechism3
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home8
Liturgy-books2
Prayers160
Miracles2
Week prayers15
Evening prayers11
Morning prayers6
Churches49
Heathendom3
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology47
Roman mythology1
Liturgics13
Masses36
Missals18
Riddles3
Sayings1
Settlement6
Short-stories4
Speeches1
Sports
Games7
Chess2
Story sections1
Translations1