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AM 20 e-g & i fol.

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Material concerning the Edition of Knýtlinga saga of c. 1750; Iceland or Denmark, 1700-1799

Name
Jón Ólafsson ; Grunnavíkur-Jón 
Birth
16 August 1705 
Death
17 July 1779 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scribe; Author 
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Name
Eggert Ólafsson 
Birth
01 December 1726 
Death
30 May 1768 
Occupation
Varalögmaður 
Roles
Author; Scribe; Poet; Marginal; recipient; Correspondent; Informant 
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Name
Gram, Hans 
Birth
28 October 1685 
Death
19 February 1748 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Owner; Commentator; Correspondent; Official; Author 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Name
Sveinn Jónsson 
Birth
26 November 1603 
Death
13 January 1687 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Marginal; Poet 
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Special character shown similar to its original form.

Name
Møllmann, Bernhard M. 
Birth
12 September 1702 
Death
25 July 1778 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; recipient 
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Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
187 leaves of various format.
Script

The majority of the text is written by Jón Ólafsson of Grunnavík.

A minor part of the text is written by Eggert Ólafsson.

Three leaves are written by Hans Gram.

History

No history available.

Additional

Record History

Katalogue text expanded 13 April 2021 by EW-J, so the content now corresponds to the catalogue text in Kålund's catalogue.

Contents

Part I ~ 1
1
Thirty-One Scaldic Poems from Knýtlinga Saga
Rubric

“Ex hiſtoria, qvam vocant Knytlinga saga Cantilenæ”

Colophon

“Ex avtographo ipsius authoris, Svenonis Jonæ, Sacerdotis Bardensis”

Note

Including a comment in Latin by the priest, Sveinn Jónsson of Barði, containing corrections.

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
7 + 6. 342 mm x 210 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-7 + 1-6 (the latter inserted between ff. 3 and 4).
Script

In Jón Ólafsson's hand.

Additions
A quire of six leaves in 4to: “De Carminibus seu Cantilenis in hac Historiâ | occurentibus” has been inserted between ff. 3 and 4. It is containing a criticism of the original comment written in Latin by Jón Ólafsson.

History

No history available.

Part II ~ AM 20 e-g & i II fol.
2
Verſus antiqvi ex Hiſtoria Regum Daniæ Vulgo Knytlinga saga Latine utcunqve e...
Rubric

“Verſus antiqvi | ex | Hiſtoria Regum Daniæ | Vulgo | Knytlinga saga Latine | utcunqve expoſi|ti ”

Language of Text

Latin

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
19 + i. 205 mm x 160 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-19.

History

No history available.

Part III ~ AM 20 e-g & i III fol.
3
Ad Verſuum Knytlingicorum interpretationem observata kvædam
Rubric

“Ad Verſuum Knytlingicorum | interpretationem observata kvædam”

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
16. 205 mm x 160 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-19.

History

No history available.

Part IV ~ AM 20 e-g & i IV fol.
4
Excerpta qvædam è Knytlinga-Saga
Rubric

“Excerpta qvædam è Knytlinga-|Saga”

Note

Mainly extracts of geographic and chronologic content.

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
6 + ii. 208 mm x 165 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-6 + ad 5.
Script

Written by Eggert Ólafsson.

Additions
A loose slip containing critical commentaries regarding an edtion and translation of Herimskringla is added.

History

Origin

Written in 1750-60.

Part V ~ AM 20 e-g & i V fol.
5
Critical comments to Knýtlinga saga
Author
Rubric

“Historisk-kritiske bemærkninger til kap. 1-3 og 32 af Knytlinga saga”

Language of Text

Latin

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
3 + i. 340 mm x 210 mm
Foliation
Foliated 1-3 + ad 3 (folded leaf)
Script

Written by Hans Gram.

Additions
To this part a leaf in 8vo has been inserted - an account by Hans Gram concerning Canute VI and Gertrud's putative offspring.

History

No history available.

Part VI ~ AM 20 e-g & i VI fol.
6
Indeholden i Fortalen
Rubric

“Indeholden | i Fortalen”

Note

Draft of a preface to Knýtlinga saga

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
3. 323 mm x 200 mm
Foliation
Foliated 1-3.
Script

Written by Jón Ólafsson of Grunnavík.

History

No history available.

Part VII ~ AM 20 e-g & i VII fol.
7
Recenſus aliqvot locorum ex Knytlinga sagâ qvorum translatio ab ipſo textu qv...
Rubric

“Recenſus aliqvot locorum ex Knytlinga sagâ qvorum | translatio ab ipſo textu qvomodocunqve recedit”

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
1 + i. 210 mm x 170 mm
Foliation
Foliated 1.

History

No history available.

Part VIII ~ AM 20 e-g & i VIII fol.
8
Corrections to the edition
Rubric

“Omiſſa forte in | Philologicis”

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
2. 320 mm x 90 mm
Foliation
Foliated 1-2.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part IX ~ AM 20 e-g & i IX fol.
9
Nogle Smaafeiler, som findes udi den nye Aſs. Holbergs Hiſtorie om Danmarks R...
Rubric

“Nogle Smaafeiler, som findes udi den nye Aſs. Holbergs | Hiſtorie om Danmarks Rige, paa de Stæder, der | Knytlinge Sage bliver citeret.”

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
1 + i. 220 mm x 165 mm
Foliation
Foliated 1.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part X ~ AM 20 e-g & i X fol.
10
Questions Concerning the Orthography of the Edition
Rubric

“Ahrærande þryckinguna ä Knytlinga Sogu, vid Justits-Raad Gram”

Statement of Responsibility
Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
2. 205 mm x 160 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-2.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

Additions
Short answers were added by Hans Gram.

History

No history available.

Part XI ~ AM 20 e-g & i XI fol.
11
Preface to Knýtlinga saga
Rubric

“For-mꜳle | Præfatio”

Language of Text

Icelandic (primary); Latin

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
6. 330 mm x 210 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-6.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part XII ~ AM 20 e-g & i XII fol.
12
Errata to the Edition of Knýtlinga saga
Rubric

“Errata Typographica”

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
3 + i. 320 mm x 205 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-3.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part XIII ~ AM 20 e-g & i XIII fol.
13
Questions Concerning the Edition of Knýtlinga saga
Rubric

“Spørgsmål ang. udg. af Knytlinga saga”

Statement of Responsibility

Recipient B. M. Møllmann

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
1. 332 mm x 210 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

Additions
B. M. Møllmann has added answers to the questions.

History

No history available.

Part XIV ~ AM 20 e-g & i XIV fol.
14
Index in Hiſtoriam Knytlingianam qvadripartitus
Rubric

“Index | in Hiſtoriam Knytlingianam | qvadripartitus ”

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
8. 327 mm x 210 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-8.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part XV ~ AM 20 e-g & i XV fol.
15
Cnutidarum Historiæ index
Rubric

“Cnutidarum Historiæ | index”

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
6 + ii. 330 mm x 205 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-6.

History

No history available.

Part XVI ~ AM 20 e-g & i XVI fol.
16
Monita qvædam ad Knytlingasagam ſpectantia
Rubric

“Monita qvædam ad Knytlingasagam ſpectantia”

Note

Information on manuscripts etc. of Knýtlinga saga

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
3 + i. 230 mm x 170 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-3.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part XVII ~ AM 20 e-g & i XVII fol.
17
Knytlinga-saga
Rubric

“Knytlinga-saga”

Note

Notes on the author and chronological order of events of the saga.

Language of Text

Latin

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
6. 207 mm x 160 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-6.

History

No history available.

Part XVIII ~ AM 20 e-g & i XVIII fol.
18
Corrections to Knýtlinga saga
Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
1. 253 mm x 195 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part XIX ~ AM 20 e-g & i XIX fol.
19
Annotationes in loca qvædam verſionis ultimæ Hiſtoriæ Knytlingorum
Rubric

“Annotationes in loca qvædam | verſionis ultimæ Hiſtoriæ Knytlingorum”

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
7 + i. 320 mm x 203 mm.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part XX ~ AM 20 e-g & i XX fol.
20
Om Knytlinga-saga og Dens formeente Auctoribus
Rubric

“Om Knytlinga-saga og | Dens formeente Auctoribus”

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
4. 240 mm x 190 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-4.
Script

History

No history available.

Part 21 ~ AM 20 e-g & i XXI fol.
21
Skaldic Poetry from Knýtlinga saga
Rubric

“Knytlinga Saga”

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
4. 328 mm x 205 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-4.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

Additions
Variants have been added to the poems.

History

No history available.

Part 22 ~ AM 20 e-g & i XXII fol.
22
Index
Rubric

“Index | in Hiſtoriam Knytlingorum | tripartitus”

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
35 + i. 315 mm x 200 mm.
Foliation
Foliated 1-35.
Condition
Only a snippet is left of fol. 35.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

History

No history available.

Part 23 ~ AM 20 e-g & i XXIII fol.
23
Knýtlinga saga
Rubric

“Æfi Dana Konunga | vulgo | Knytlinga saga”

Note

The saga from the beginning to chapter 41.

Language of Text

Icelandic (primary); Latin

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
48. 332 mm x 210 mm.
Script

Jón Ólafsson's hand.

Additions
Gram corrected the last column and continued the saga to chapter 42.

History

No history available.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 15-17
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