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AM 11 fol.

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Hrólfs saga kraka; Iceland, 1600-1650

Name
Árni Magnússon 
Birth
13 November 1663 
Death
07 January 1730 
Occupation
Professor, Arkivsekretær (Secretary of the Royal Archives) 
Roles
Scholar; Author; Scribe; Poet 
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Contents

(1r-42v)
Hrólfs saga kraka
Rubric

“Hier Byriast Sagan af Hrolfe Konge | Kraka, sem vered hefur J Danmørk”

Note

The saga is divided into þættir, not chapters. Fols 1 and 42 containg the beginning and the end of the saga have been added for Árni Magnússon. The original beginning of the saga is to be found, cancelled, at the end of AM 165 g fol. The original end is lost.

Bibliography

Slay: Hrólfs saga kraka ed. cit., var.app. (“11”)

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support

Paper

No. of leaves
42. 290 mm x 190 mm
Foliation
Foliering 1-42 med rødt blæk ved Kr. Kålund.
Script

Fols 1 and 42 are written by one of Árni Magnússon's scribes

Fols 2-41 are written by Jón Gissursson

Additions
Fols 1 and 42 containing the beginning and the end of the saga have been added for Árni Magnússon.
Accompanying Material
There is an AM-slip written by Árni Magnússon. It reads “Hrolfs saga Kraka ”

History

No history available.

Additional

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Desmond SlayThe manuscripts of Hrólfs saga kraka, 1960; XXIV
Hrólfs saga kraka, ed. D. Slay1960; I
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI
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