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Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.19
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Dance poems7
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Derogatory poems1
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Eddic poems98
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Elegies/ commemorative poems116
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems / Letter poems77
Epitaphs / Tomb inscriptions34
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems30
Faith poems32
Fatherland poems2
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Heroic poems12
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Hymns704
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Commandment hymns4
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Death hymns20
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Evening hymns40
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Morning hymns32
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Week hymns47
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Laments5
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Polemic poems15
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Rímur/metrical romances1577
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Saints poems103
Scaldic poems46
Stanzas297
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Prolegomena / Prefaces8
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Psychology1
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Bible79
Apocrypha15
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Catechism7
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Dogmatic3
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Meditations10
Prayers281
Miracles2
Weekly prayers23
Evening prayers12
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Churches75
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