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Administration
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers20
Boundaries4
Chartularies51
Contracts/Marriage settlements4
Diplomas293
Directives3
Documents concerning driftwood1
Driftwood sites/owners register8
Estate13
Freight letters/ records4
Government1
Inheritance records2
Inheritance records16
Kvittunarbréf1
Land registers43
Legal papers of land estate22
Legal papers of land estate42
Official letter/ documents105
Official books1
Parliament36
Possessions inventories22
Property boundary registers12
Registers of sheep marks1
Sheep marks2
Statistical reports2
Testimonies49
Tithe1
Visitations4
gift vouchers4
power of attorney4
Anthropology3
Antiquities17
Homilies5
Kings' sagas168
Kings' tales77
Mythical-heoric tales37
Mythical-heroic sagas335
Prose romances436
Sagas of Icelanders628
Sagas of bishops130
Sagas of contemporary history73
Saint's sagas114
Sagas of apostles30
Sagas of holy people12
Visions6
Tales of Icelanders249
Arts1
Architecture7
Art20
Drama2
Music29
Astronomy1
Calendars48
Almanacs63
Easter tables2
Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.13
Chronology66
Cosmology2
Autobiographies1
Biographies5
Biography1
Censuses14
Professional registers20
Registers of writers / poets22
Diaries209
Epistles/ Letters396
Letter books48
Letter collections11
Genealogy55
Genealogies210
Kirkjubækur1
Name registers31
Notebooks53
Private documents218
Biography sections7
Botany2
Codicology
Ink3
Manuscript catalogues20
Philology21
Script4
Communications
Postal communications1
Crime
Adultery1
Theft3
Education
Catechisms5
Grading1
Schools106
Reading6
Alphabet29
Text-books62
Encyclopedic wisdom1
Essays4
Eulogys/ Remembrance speeches2
Folk tales10
Galdrasögur4
Galdramenn5
Töfrabrögð1
Ófreskigáfur/Skyggni3
Ghost tales12
Afturgöngur3
Fylgjur4
Uppvakningar/sendingar4
Útburðir2
Goðfræðisögur
Dwarf tales2
Elf tales9
Huldufólk tales10
Sæbúar og vatna4
Troll tales7
Umskiptingar1
Helgisögur
Guð og kölski4
Helgir menn2
Hjátrú5
Kreddur4
Fyrirboðar3
Fyrirburðir1
Kímnisögur1
Níska/hrekkir1
Um klerka og kirkjulega hluti1
Náttúrusögur1
Dýrasögur4
Grasasögur3
Loftsjónir/tunglsögur1
Sjór5
Steinasögur3
Örnefnasögur4
Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla141
Viðburðasögur
Frá fornmönnum4
Sagnir frá seinni tíma1
Útilegumannasögur3
Folkloristics/Ethnology3
Astrology13
Charms32
Magic books15
Dreams111
Interpretations of dreams11
Palm reading14
Signs of the zodiac6
Folk customs26
Cooking13
Festivities7
Textile products5
Weddings15
Prophecies19
Pseudo-history61
Superstition110
Visions23
Geography7
Maps7
Toponymy61
Geology
Volcanos34
Health
Medicine41
Childbirth12
Healing161
History9
Annals192
Art history4
Court history4
News9
Politics44
Population history8
Humorous tales1
Industries
Agriculture31
Commerce31
Construction/smith-work with wood or iron10
Fishing17
Housekeeping11
Domestic manufacture5
Dyeing1
Weaving4
Industry21
Trade56
Late mythical-heoric sagas6
Late romances12
Late sagas of Icelanders2
Law7
Convictions89
Sentences4
Outlawry1
Prison1
Laws275
Canon law92
Lawspeakers4
Lawyers13
Members of goðorð4
Linguistics4
Corpora37
Dictionaries22
Letter codes43
Onomastics18
Place-names22
Orthography10
Runes108
Verbal definitions74
Literary criticism2
Bibliographies31
History of literature29
Interpretations of poems/ verses27
Lists of poems29
Metrics57
Metrical keys12
Poetics20
Rhetoric67
Stylistic4
Tables of contents/ indexes232
Literature4
Anecdotes3
Bibliography69
Books of ethics/etiquette11
Children's books1
Polemics5
Mathematics2
Meteorology6
Sea ice2
Mineralogy2
Natural sciences2
Zoology24
Animals5
Birds16
Novels7
Chapbooks114
Philosophy
Ethics35
Christian ethics4
Poetry60
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 poems63
Epitaphs/ Tomb inscriptions26
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems23
Faith poems31
Fatherland poems1
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes20
Heroic poems10
Heroic poems1
Humor poems11
Hymns410
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 hymns27
Hymns/ Praise poems8
Instructive poems2
Ironic poems about the state of the world8
Laments5
Love poems3
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 romances1163
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems80
Scaldic poems39
Stanzas280
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems4
Wisdom poems2
Prolegomena/ Prefaces2
Proverbs2
Religion
Religions5
Catholicism1
Abbesses1
Abbots2
Saints3
Cloisters4
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity21
Bishops112
Church history19
Lutheranism1
Priest67
Theology305
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion43
Bible38
Apocrypha11
Bible commentary2
Bible stories2
Books of prayers8
Catechism3
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home8
Liturgy-books2
Prayers164
Miracles2
Week prayers16
Evening prayers11
Morning prayers6
Churches51
Heathendom3
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology47
Roman mythology1
Liturgics13
Masses36
Missals18
Riddles3
Royal genealogies1
Sayings1
Sermons2
Settlement6
Short-stories6
Speeches2
Sports
Games8
Chess2
Story sections2
Translations1