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Administration
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers44
Boundaries14
Chartularies68
Contracts / Marriage settlements11
Diplomas509
Directives4
Documents concerning driftwood4
Driftwood sites/owners register9
Estate18
Freight letters / records4
Gift vouchers4
Government1
Inheritance records10
Inheritance records19
Kvittunarbréf21
Land registers67
Legal papers of land estate29
Legal papers of land estate69
Official letter/ documents207
Official books5
Parliament57
Possessions inventories26
Power of attorney7
Property boundary registers13
Registers of sheep marks2
Sheep marks3
Statistical reports2
Taxes / taxation1
Testimonies117
Tithe15
Visitations8
Antiquities1
Homilies5
Kings' sagas180
Kings' tales80
Mythical-heoric tales37
Mythical-heroic sagas366
Prose romances489
Sagas of Icelanders647
Sagas of bishops140
Sagas of contemporary history74
Saint's sagas117
Sagas of apostles39
Sagas of holy people12
Visions6
Tales of Icelanders259
Arts
Architecture7
Art22
Drama2
Music141
Astronomy3
Calendars73
Almanacs82
Easter tables3
Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.15
Chronology82
Cosmology2
Autobiographies2
Biographies3
Biography
Censuses28
Professional registers36
Registers of writers / poets23
Diaries254
Epistles / Letters532
Letter books60
Letter collections11
Genealogy59
Genealogies262
Kirkjubækur13
Name registers38
Notebooks60
Private documents273
Biography sections3
Codicology
Ink3
Manuscript catalogues24
Philology23
Script8
Communications1
Postal communications2
Crime
Adultery3
Theft3
Economics2
Education
Catechisms5
Grading1
Schools134
Reading6
Alphabet33
Text-books71
Essays7
Eulogys/ Remembrance speeches4
Exempla3
Folk tales7
Galdrasögur6
Galdramenn5
Töfrabrögð3
Ófreskigáfur/Skyggni3
Ghost tales13
Afturgöngur3
Fylgjur4
Uppvakningar/sendingar4
Útburðir2
Goðfræðisögur3
Dwarf tales2
Elf tales9
Huldufólk tales10
Sæbúar og vatna4
Troll tales7
Umskiptingar1
Helgisögur
Guð og kölski4
Helgir menn2
Hjátrú5
Kreddur9
Fyrirboðar3
Fyrirburðir1
Kímnisögur1
Níska/hrekkir1
Um klerka og kirkjulega hluti4
Náttúrusögur1
Dýrasögur4
Grasasögur3
Loftsjónir/tunglsögur1
Sjór5
Steinasögur3
Örnefnasögur4
Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla150
Viðburðasögur1
Frá fornmönnum4
Kirkjusögur2
Sagnir frá seinni tíma2
Útilegumannasögur4
Folkloristics/Ethnology3
Astrology17
Charms44
Magic books15
Dreams124
Interpretations of dreams12
Palm reading14
Signs of the zodiac11
Folk customs27
Clothing1
Cooking14
Festivities7
Textile products5
Weddings23
Prophecies22
Pseudo-history63
Superstition122
Visions23
Geography3
Maps7
Toponymy71
Geology
Volcanos37
Health
Medicine55
Childbirth12
Healing185
History6
Annals230
Art history4
Court history4
News16
Politics47
Population history9
Humorous tales3
Industries
Agriculture36
Commerce40
Construction/smith-work with wood or iron11
Fishing18
Housekeeping11
Domestic manufacture5
Dyeing2
Weaving4
Industry24
Trade65
Late mythical-heoric sagas1
Law7
Convictions170
Sentences4
Outlawry1
Prison1
Laws314
Canon law117
Lawspeakers4
Lawyers15
Members of goðorð4
Lectures3
Linguistics4
Corpora67
Dictionaries33
Letter codes45
Onomastics28
Place-names25
Orthography14
Runes125
Verbal definitions81
Literary criticism3
Bibliographies36
History of literature32
Interpretations of poems / verses29
Lists of poems30
Metrics60
Metrical keys16
Poetics20
Rhetoric75
Stylistic4
Tables of contents / indexes273
Literature
Anecdotes3
Bibliography90
Books of ethics/etiquette16
Children's books1
Polemics5
Magazines1
Mathematics2
Memoirs3
Meteorology10
Sea ice2
Natural sciences
Zoology29
Animals6
Birds16
Notes (scholarly)4
Novels5
Chapbooks128
Obituaries1
Philosophy5
Ethics41
Christian ethics4
Plays4
Poetry75
Adventure poems5
Ancient poems20
Beer poems6
Biography poems7
Confession1
Congratulatory poems6
Conjuration poems3
Cradle poems2
Dance poems6
Dance poems3
Dream poems4
Eddic poems92
Eddic interpretations2
Elegies/ commemorative poems99
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems / Letter poems74
Epitaphs / Tomb inscriptions29
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems26
Faith poems32
Fatherland poems2
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes (music)117
Heroic poems11
Heroic poems2
Humor poems15
Hymns597
Alphabet hymns8
Baptism hymns1
Bible hymns10
Christmas hymns18
Commandment hymns4
Conformation hymns1
Consolation hymns9
Consolation poems6
Death hymns20
Easter hymns8
Evening hymns37
Exhortation hymns9
Hymns on the Nativity3
Morning hymns31
New year hymns26
Passion hymns30
Penitential hymns14
Season hymns10
Travel hymns10
Week hymns39
Hymns / Praise poems9
Instructive poems3
Ironic poems about the state of the world4
Laments5
Love poems3
Medieval poems4
Memorial poems20
Nursery rhymes10
Occasional poems3
Occasional poems1
Ogress poems7
Panegyrics/ Praise poems11
Poems about ancient heroes8
Poems about gods10
Poems about old age3
Poems on weather conditions3
Polemic poems13
Polemics1
Raven poems1
Rhymes44
Rímur/metrical romances1446
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems98
Scaldic poems41
Stanzas296
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems4
Wisdom poems2
Prolegomena / Prefaces2
Proverbs4
Religion
Religions5
Catholicism2
Abbesses2
Abbots3
Saints3
Cloisters5
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity24
Bishops119
Church history24
Lutheranism1
Priest106
Theology399
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion56
Bible58
Apocrypha11
Bible commentary12
Bible stories4
Books of prayers8
Catechism4
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home8
Liturgy-books2
Meditations7
Prayers228
Miracles2
Week prayers20
Evening prayers12
Morning prayers6
Churches68
Heathendom4
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology60
Roman mythology1
Liturgics14
Liturgic songs2
Masses39
Missals23
Riddles8
Sayings2
Sermons5
Short-stories3
Speeches4
Sports
Games10
Chess3
Story sections8
Translations9
Travel stories2
Travelogues1