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Administration79
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers44
Boundaries14
Chartularies68
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Diplomas510
Directives5
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Estate18
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Land registers67
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Kings' sagas180
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Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.15
Chronology82
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Diaries253
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Biology6
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Sjór5
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Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla150
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Kirkjusögur2
Sagnir frá seinni tíma2
Útilegumannasögur4
Folkloristics/Ethnology64
Astrology17
Charms44
Magic books15
Dreams125
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Palm reading14
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Folk customs27
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Pseudo-history63
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Geography159
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History481
Annals230
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Humor6
Humorous tales20
Hymn sheets13
Industries46
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Fishing18
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Industry25
Trade65
Late mythical-heoric sagas149
Late romances117
Late sagas of Icelanders73
Law600
Convictions171
Sentences4
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Laws315
Canon law118
Lawspeakers4
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Members of goðorð4
Lectures52
Linguistics231
Corpora68
Dictionaries33
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Onomastics31
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Orthography14
Runes126
Verbal definitions84
Literary criticism41
Bibliographies36
History of literature32
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Metrics60
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Poetics20
Rhetoric77
Stylistic4
Tables of contents / indexes275
Literature112
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Bibliography90
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Children's books1
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Magazines59
Mathematics59
Memoirs17
Meteorology92
Sea ice2
Mineralogy31
Natural sciences170
Zoology29
Animals6
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Newspapers11
Notations4
Notes (scholarly)10
Novels130
Chapbooks128
Obituaries17
Philosophy108
Ethics42
Christian ethics4
Photographs8
Physics6
Plays103
Poetry1952
Adventure poems5
Ancient poems21
Beer poems6
Biography poems7
Confession1
Congratulatory poems7
Conjuration poems3
Cradle poems2
Dance poems7
Dance poems3
Dream poems4
Eddic poems92
Eddic interpretations2
Elegies/ commemorative poems101
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems / Letter poems75
Epitaphs / Tomb inscriptions29
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems27
Faith poems32
Fatherland poems2
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes (music)120
Heroic poems11
Heroic poems3
Humor poems17
Hymns618
Alphabet hymns8
Baptism hymns1
Bible hymns10
Christmas hymns18
Commandment hymns4
Conformation hymns1
Consolation hymns9
Consolation poems6
Death hymns20
Easter hymns8
Evening hymns38
Exhortation hymns11
Hymns on the Nativity6
Morning hymns32
New year hymns27
Passion hymns30
Penitential hymns15
Season hymns10
Travel hymns10
Week hymns42
Hymns / Praise poems9
Instructive poems3
Ironic poems about the state of the world4
Laments5
Love poems3
Medieval poems4
Memorial poems20
Nursery rhymes12
Occasional poems3
Occasional poems1
Ogress poems7
Panegyrics/ Praise poems11
Poems about ancient heroes8
Poems about gods10
Poems about old age3
Poems on weather conditions4
Polemic poems13
Polemics1
Raven poems1
Rhymes48
Rímur/metrical romances1463
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems99
Scaldic poems41
Stanzas296
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems4
Wisdom poems2
Prolegomena / Prefaces82
Proverbs48
Psychology2
Religion28
Religions5
Catholicism2
Abbesses2
Abbots4
Saints3
Cloisters6
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity24
Bishops119
Church history24
Lutheranism1
Priest106
Theology403
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion57
Bible58
Apocrypha11
Bible commentary12
Bible stories4
Books of prayers8
Catechism4
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home8
Liturgy-books2
Meditations7
Prayers233
Miracles2
Week prayers20
Evening prayers12
Morning prayers6
Churches69
Heathendom4
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology61
Roman mythology1
Liturgics14
Liturgic songs2
Masses39
Missals23
Requiem/ Masses for the dead12
Riddles105
Royal genealogies32
Sayings17
Sermons109
Settlement28
Short-stories69
Speeches69
Sports6
Games10
Chess3
Story sections77
Tales of wisdom22
Translations76
Travel stories46
Travelogues29