Handrit.is
 

Browse Manuscripts - Keywords

Administration
Agreements2
Archival lists/ lists of legal papers44
Boundaries16
Charters512
Chartularies68
Contracts / Marriage settlements12
Directives5
Documents concerning driftwood6
Driftwood sites/owners register9
Estate18
Freight letters / records4
Gift vouchers4
Government1
Hospitals2
Inheritance records10
Inheritance records21
Kvittunarbréf23
Land registers67
Land use1
Legal papers of land estate31
Legal papers of land estate69
Official letter/ documents208
Official books6
Parliament57
Possessions inventories27
Power of attorney9
Property boundary registers13
Registers of sheep marks2
Sheep marks3
Sheep range1
Ships1
Statistical reports2
Taxes / taxation2
Testimonies118
Tithe21
Visitations8
Anthropology1
Antiquities5
Homilies5
Kings' sagas204
Kings' tales87
Mythical-heoric tales38
Mythical-heroic sagas371
Prose romances494
Sagas of Icelanders651
Sagas of bishops142
Sagas of contemporary history74
Saint's sagas117
Sagas of apostles39
Sagas of holy people12
Visions7
Tales of Icelanders259
Arts
Architecture7
Art22
Drama2
Music143
Astronomy4
Calendars81
Almanacs108
Easter tables3
Old folkloristic books of weather forecast from Christmas for the next twelve months.18
Chronology86
Cosmology2
Biography
Censuses29
Professional registers41
Registers of writers / poets23
Diaries256
Epistles / Letters545
Letter books62
Letter collections11
Genealogy60
Church books13
Genealogies271
Name registers38
Notebooks129
Private documents340
Biography sections1
Calendar1
Codicology
Ink3
Manuscript catalogues26
Philology25
Script8
Communications
Postal communications2
Crime
Adultery4
Theft3
Dedication2
Economics5
Education
Catechisms5
Grading1
Schools152
Reading6
Alphabet35
Text-books72
Encyclopedic wisdom2
Essays1
Eulogys/ Remembrance speeches2
Folk tales
Doctrines10
Forewarnings3
Unexplained phenomena1
Fairytales about magic6
Magic3
Psychic3
Wizards6
Fairytales about nature1
Fairytales about animals4
Fairytales about plants3
Fairytales about stones3
Loftsjónir/tunglsögur1
Ocean5
Tales connected to place names4
Ghost tales13
Ghosts4
Guardian spirits4
Spectres3
Unwanted infants placed outside2
Hagiography
GOd and the Devil4
Holy people2
Superstition5
Humorous tales1
On priests and church matters4
Pranks/games1
Mythology3
Dwarf tales2
Elf tales9
Folklore1
Huldufólk tales10
Supernatural sea creatures4
Troll tales7
Stories of outlaws4
Tales of miracles3
Church histories2
On people from the time of settlement4
Stories from recent time2
Tales/ fairy-tales/ exempla150
Folkloristics/Ethnology
Astrology18
Charms49
Magic books15
Dreams130
Interpretations of dreams13
Palm reading15
Signs of the zodiac13
Folk customs27
Clothing1
Cooking16
Festivities7
Textile products5
Weddings27
Prophecies22
Pseudo-history63
Superstition130
Visions23
Geography3
Maps8
Toponymy79
Geology
Volcanic eruptions38
Health
Medicine60
Childbirth16
Healing201
History16
Annals236
Art history4
Court history5
News17
Politics69
Population history9
Industries
Agriculture41
Commerce41
Construction/smith-work with wood or iron13
Fishing20
Housekeeping11
Domestic manufacture6
Dyeing3
Weaving4
Industry26
Trade66
Law6
Convictions173
Sentences5
Outlawry1
Prison1
Laws361
Canon law133
Lawspeakers4
Lawyers15
Members of goðorð4
Lectures1
Linguistics1
Corpora75
Dictionaries36
Letter codes46
Onomastics32
Place-names28
Orthography15
Runes130
Verbal definitions86
Literary criticism1
Bibliographies37
History of literature33
Interpretations of poems / verses31
Lists of poems30
Metrics60
Metrical keys16
Poetics20
Rhetoric78
Stylistic4
Tables of contents / indexes290
Literature1
Anecdotes4
Bibliography90
Books of ethics/etiquette16
Children's books1
Polemics5
Meteorology5
Sea ice2
Natural sciences1
Zoology31
Animals6
Birds16
Notations3
Notes (scholarly)8
Novels1
Chapbooks128
Philosophy1
Ethics42
Christian ethics4
Poetry49
Adventure poems5
Ancient poems22
Beer poems6
Biography poems7
Confession1
Congratulatory poems8
Conjuration poems3
Cradle poems2
Dance poems7
Dance poems3
Derogatory poems1
Dream poems4
Eddic poems93
Eddic interpretations2
Elegies/ commemorative poems109
Epic poetry in fornyrðislag with fairy-tale motifs9
Epistolary poems / Letter poems76
Epitaphs / Tomb inscriptions30
Epithalamia/ Wedding poems30
Faith poems32
Fatherland poems2
Folk poems11
Folk songs7
Notes (music)120
Heroic poems11
Heroic poems3
Humor poems18
Hymns648
Alphabet hymns8
Baptism hymns1
Bible hymns11
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 hymns31
Penitential hymns15
Season hymns10
Travel hymns10
Week hymns46
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 conditions7
Polemic poems13
Polemics1
Raven poems1
Rhymes48
Rímur/metrical romances1526
Bible rímur1
Saga poem2
Sailing poem7
Saints poems99
Scaldic poems43
Stanzas297
Tobacco poems2
Vision poems3
Weather poems5
Wisdom poems2
Prolegomena / Prefaces5
Proverbs1
Religion
Religions6
Catholicism3
Abbesses2
Abbots5
Saints3
Cloisters7
Monks1
Popes4
Christianity24
Bishops122
Church history28
Priest114
Protestantism / Lutheranism1
Theology429
Books on Christian religion/ meditations/ spiritual devotion58
Bible60
Apocrypha11
Bible commentary12
Bible stories4
Books of prayers8
Catechism4
Collections of sermons for loud reading at home9
Liturgical books2
Meditations7
Prayers245
Miracles2
Weekly prayers20
Evening prayers12
Morning prayers6
Churches69
Heathendom4
Greek mythology7
Norse mythology62
Roman mythology1
Liturgics15
Liturgic songs2
Masses42
Missals24
Royal genealogies6
Sermons4
Speeches1
Sports
Games10
Chess3
Translations6