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Administration79
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers44
Boundaries4
Chartularies63
Contracts / Marriage settlements4
Diplomas304
Directives3
Documents concerning driftwood1
Driftwood sites/owners register8
Estate15
Freight letters / records4
Government1
Inheritance records4
Inheritance records16
Kvittunarbréf1
Land registers63
Legal papers of land estate25
Legal papers of land estate44
Official letter/ documents192
Official books5
Parliament49
Possessions inventories24
Power of attorney4
Property boundary registers13
Registers of sheep marks1
Sheep marks2
Statistical reports2
Testimonies52
Tithe7
Visitations8
gift vouchers4
Anthropology61
Antiquities91
Homilies5
Kings' sagas170
Kings' tales79
Mythical-heoric tales37
Mythical-heroic sagas358
Prose romances455
Sagas of Icelanders635
Sagas of bishops132
Sagas of contemporary history74
Saint's sagas115
Sagas of apostles32
Sagas of holy people12
Visions6
Tales of Icelanders256
Arts22
Architecture7
Art22
Drama2
Music38
Associations45
Astronomy71
Calendars51
Almanacs74
Easter tables2
Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.14
Chronology71
Cosmology2
Autobiographies18
Biographies154
Biography48
Censuses22
Professional registers21
Registers of writers / poets22
Diaries232
Epistles / Letters482
Letter books53
Letter collections11
Genealogy57
Genealogies218
Kirkjubækur11
Name registers33
Notebooks58
Private documents254
Biography sections211
Biology6
Botany48
Calendar30
Chemistry3
Codicology16
Ink3
Manuscript catalogues24
Philology22
Script6
Communications5
Postal communications2
Crime6
Adultery1
Theft3
Dedication4
Economics67
Education8
Catechisms5
Grading1
Schools112
Reading6
Alphabet31
Text-books65
Education8
Encyclopedic wisdom76
Essays177
Eulogys/ Remembrance speeches50
Exempla43
Folk tales99
Galdrasögur6
Galdramenn5
Töfrabrögð1
Ófreskigáfur/Skyggni3
Ghost tales13
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
Kreddur5
Fyrirboðar3
Fyrirburðir1
Kímnisögur1
Níska/hrekkir1
Um klerka og kirkjulega hluti3
Náttúrusögur1
Dýrasögur4
Grasasögur3
Loftsjónir/tunglsögur1
Sjór5
Steinasögur3
Örnefnasögur4
Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla146
Viðburðasögur1
Frá fornmönnum4
Sagnir frá seinni tíma2
Útilegumannasögur3
Folkloristics/Ethnology60
Astrology16
Charms34
Magic books15
Dreams115
Interpretations of dreams11
Palm reading14
Signs of the zodiac10
Folk customs26
Clothing1
Cooking13
Festivities7
Textile products5
Weddings17
Prophecies19
Pseudo-history61
Superstition113
Visions23
Geography144
Maps7
Toponymy65
Geology19
Volcanos36
Health7
Medicine43
Childbirth12
Healing167
History428
Annals199
Art history4
Court history4
News9
Politics46
Population history8
Humor6
Humorous tales20
Hymn sheets12
Industries43
Agriculture35
Commerce35
Construction/smith-work with wood or iron10
Fishing18
Housekeeping11
Domestic manufacture5
Dyeing1
Weaving4
Industry23
Trade58
Late mythical-heoric sagas146
Late romances113
Late sagas of Icelanders70
Law546
Convictions109
Sentences4
Outlawry1
Prison1
Laws283
Canon law110
Lawspeakers4
Lawyers13
Members of goðorð4
Lectures38
Linguistics185
Corpora38
Dictionaries24
Letter codes44
Onomastics24
Place-names24
Orthography10
Runes115
Verbal definitions76
Literary criticism35
Bibliographies33
History of literature29
Interpretations of poems / verses28
Lists of poems30
Metrics57
Metrical keys13
Poetics20
Rhetoric68
Stylistic4
Tables of contents / indexes249
Literature94
Anecdotes3
Bibliography83
Books of ethics/etiquette11
Children's books1
Polemics5
Magazines58
Mathematics48
Memoirs16
Meteorology80
Sea ice2
Mineralogy29
Natural sciences153
Zoology25
Animals6
Birds16
Newspapers10
Notations3
Notes (scholarly)5
Novels118
Chapbooks124
Obituaries14
Philosophy76
Ethics35
Christian ethics4
Photographs8
Physics5
Plays89
Poetry1556
Adventure poems5
Ancient poems18
Beer poems6
Biography poems7
Confession1
Congratulatory poems6
Conjuration poems3
Cradle poems1
Dance poems6
Dance poems3
Dream poems3
Eddic poems89
Eddic interpretations2
Elegies/ commemorative poems77
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems / Letter poems68
Epitaphs / Tomb inscriptions26
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems25
Faith poems31
Fatherland poems2
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes (music)21
Heroic poems10
Heroic poems1
Humor poems12
Hymns464
Alphabet hymns8
Baptism hymns1
Bible hymns10
Christmas hymns18
Commandment hymns4
Conformation hymns1
Consolation hymns9
Consolation poems6
Death hymns19
Easter hymns8
Evening hymns36
Exhortation hymns9
Hymns on the Nativity3
Morning hymns31
New year hymns26
Passion hymns29
Penitential hymns12
Season hymns10
Travel hymns10
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 romances1239
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems83
Scaldic poems41
Stanzas286
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems4
Wisdom poems2
Prolegomena / Prefaces80
Proverbs40
Religion25
Religions5
Catholicism2
Abbesses1
Abbots2
Saints3
Cloisters4
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity23
Bishops112
Church history21
Lutheranism1
Priest76
Theology328
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion46
Bible56
Apocrypha11
Bible commentary11
Bible stories3
Books of prayers8
Catechism3
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home8
Liturgy-books2
Meditations3
Prayers186
Miracles2
Week prayers18
Evening prayers12
Morning prayers6
Churches59
Heathendom3
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology49
Roman mythology1
Liturgics14
Liturgic songs1
Masses37
Missals22
Requiem/ Masses for the dead10
Riddles92
Royal genealogies28
Sayings17
Sermons97
Settlement24
Short-stories59
Speeches51
Sports6
Games10
Chess2
Story sections72
Tales of wisdom22
Translations52
Travel stories42
Travelogues24