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Administration79
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers44
Boundaries12
Chartularies68
Contracts / Marriage settlements8
Diplomas503
Directives4
Documents concerning driftwood2
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Estate15
Freight letters / records4
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Land registers64
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Official letter/ documents197
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Possessions inventories25
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Testimonies114
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gift vouchers4
Anthropology67
Antiquities90
Homilies5
Kings' sagas176
Kings' tales80
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Prose romances477
Sagas of Icelanders639
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Visions6
Tales of Icelanders258
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Astronomy74
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Almanacs78
Easter tables3
Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.15
Chronology78
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Biographies169
Biography49
Censuses26
Professional registers31
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Diaries235
Epistles / Letters498
Letter books58
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Genealogy59
Genealogies240
Kirkjubækur13
Name registers36
Notebooks59
Private documents262
Biography sections215
Biology6
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Calendar31
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Script7
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Alphabet31
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Galdrasögur6
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Ghost tales13
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Útburðir2
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Dwarf tales2
Elf tales9
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Sæbúar og vatna4
Troll tales7
Umskiptingar1
Helgisögur
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Hjátrú5
Kreddur8
Fyrirboðar3
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Um klerka og kirkjulega hluti3
Náttúrusögur1
Dýrasögur4
Grasasögur3
Loftsjónir/tunglsögur1
Sjór5
Steinasögur3
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Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla147
Viðburðasögur1
Frá fornmönnum4
Sagnir frá seinni tíma2
Útilegumannasögur3
Folkloristics/Ethnology62
Astrology16
Charms36
Magic books15
Dreams119
Interpretations of dreams11
Palm reading14
Signs of the zodiac10
Folk customs27
Clothing1
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Festivities7
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Weddings20
Prophecies20
Pseudo-history63
Superstition116
Visions23
Geography154
Maps7
Toponymy68
Geology19
Volcanos36
Health7
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Childbirth12
Healing175
History456
Annals214
Art history4
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News10
Politics46
Population history9
Humor6
Humorous tales20
Hymn sheets12
Industries43
Agriculture35
Commerce38
Construction/smith-work with wood or iron10
Fishing18
Housekeeping11
Domestic manufacture5
Dyeing1
Weaving4
Industry23
Trade59
Late mythical-heoric sagas148
Late romances116
Late sagas of Icelanders71
Law570
Convictions163
Sentences4
Outlawry1
Prison1
Laws301
Canon law113
Lawspeakers4
Lawyers15
Members of goðorð4
Lectures40
Linguistics197
Corpora65
Dictionaries25
Letter codes45
Onomastics24
Place-names25
Orthography11
Runes117
Verbal definitions79
Literary criticism37
Bibliographies33
History of literature30
Interpretations of poems / verses28
Lists of poems30
Metrics57
Metrical keys15
Poetics20
Rhetoric71
Stylistic4
Tables of contents / indexes258
Literature102
Anecdotes3
Bibliography87
Books of ethics/etiquette11
Children's books1
Polemics5
Magazines58
Mathematics51
Memoirs16
Meteorology81
Sea ice2
Mineralogy29
Natural sciences159
Zoology27
Animals6
Birds16
Newspapers10
Notations3
Notes (scholarly)5
Novels122
Chapbooks125
Obituaries15
Philosophy81
Ethics38
Christian ethics4
Photographs8
Physics5
Plays91
Poetry1731
Adventure poems5
Ancient poems18
Beer poems6
Biography poems7
Confession1
Congratulatory poems6
Conjuration poems3
Cradle poems2
Dance poems6
Dance poems3
Dream poems4
Eddic poems90
Eddic interpretations2
Elegies/ commemorative poems85
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems / Letter poems73
Epitaphs / Tomb inscriptions27
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems25
Faith poems31
Fatherland poems2
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes (music)21
Heroic poems10
Heroic poems1
Humor poems14
Hymns514
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 hymns38
Hymns / Praise poems9
Instructive poems2
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 heroes7
Poems about gods9
Poems about old age3
Poems on weather conditions2
Polemic poems13
Polemics1
Raven poems1
Rhymes43
Rímur/metrical romances1337
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems87
Scaldic poems41
Stanzas290
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems4
Wisdom poems2
Prolegomena / Prefaces81
Proverbs44
Psychology1
Religion25
Religions5
Catholicism2
Abbesses2
Abbots3
Saints3
Cloisters5
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity24
Bishops117
Church history22
Lutheranism1
Priest83
Theology367
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion53
Bible56
Apocrypha11
Bible commentary12
Bible stories3
Books of prayers8
Catechism3
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home8
Liturgy-books2
Meditations4
Prayers206
Miracles2
Week prayers18
Evening prayers12
Morning prayers6
Churches61
Heathendom3
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology50
Roman mythology1
Liturgics14
Liturgic songs1
Masses37
Missals22
Requiem/ Masses for the dead10
Riddles94
Royal genealogies31
Sayings17
Sermons101
Settlement26
Short-stories61
Speeches57
Sports6
Games10
Chess2
Story sections76
Tales of wisdom22
Translations53
Travel stories44
Travelogues27