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Manuscript Detail

AM 240 III fol.

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Maríu saga; Iceland, 1400-1500

Name
Jón Thorcillius 
Birth
1697 
Death
05 May 1759 
Occupation
Rector 
Roles
Scribe; Author; Translator 
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Name
Jón Ólafsson ; Grunnavíkur-Jón 
Birth
16 August 1705 
Death
17 July 1779 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scribe; Author 
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Contents

(f. 1)
Maríu saga
Incipit

faheyrdan hlut

Explicit

ok biskupar hans epter

Bibliography

Maríu saga, pp. (f. 1ra) 998:29-1000:5; (f. 1rb) 1001:2-1002:5; (f. 1va-b) 1030:1-5, 1201-1204, 1030:1-11 Ed i2 (1r) and Ed. i3 (1v)

Language of Text

Non

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
1. 180 mm x 260 mm
Condition

The lower half of the leaf is cut away.

Layout

Written in double columns.

Binding

Bound in a blue cardboard cover from 1967.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland in the fifteenth century.

Provenance

According a marginal note this leaf has, together with two other, belonged to the principal Jón Þórkellson and later to Jón Ólafsson from Grunnavík. The note reads: “Þesse þriu blỏd sende mier Rector Jon Þorkelsson frä Islande 1736. med Eyrarbacka skipe sijdara”.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 06-07-2000 by EW-J. Parsed 06-07-2000.

Custodial History

During the conservation 01-02-1967 to 26-04-1967 the manuscript was set on meeting guards and put in a blue cardboard cover.

The manuscript was prepared for photographing 24-10-1964 to 04-11-1964.

Surrogates

70mm 70mm27 1964 b/w prints AM 240 II fol. January 1965

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Maríu saga: Legender om Jomfru Maria og hendes Jertegned. C. R. Unger
1964
January 1965
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