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AM 240 IV fol.

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Maríu saga; Iceland, 1325-1375

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Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Jakob Benediktsson 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Contents

(1r-3v)
Maríu saga
Language of Text

Non

1.1(f. 1)
No Title
Incipit

mer min huggan

Explicit

ok þrettan ?r”

Bibliography

Maríu saga, pp. 916:2-920:27 Used as variant g2 and is used as basis for the text

1.2(f. 2)
No Title
Incipit

hann svikia

Explicit

“miuklætís sinna vand”

Bibliography

Maríu saga, pp. 1107:17-1112:5 Ed. g3

1.3(f. 3)
No Title
Incipit

taka hana sier til amb?ttar

Explicit

“skal ek hallda skirlifi”

Bibliography

Maríu saga, pp. 509 (f. 3vb), 946:8-1157 (f. 3ra-va) Ed. g1

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
3. 282 mm x 158 mm
Condition

The last 8 lines of f. 2 and 3 is missing and are furthermore damaged by cutting along the verge.

Layout

Written in double columns with 40 lines to the column. Majuscules occur in varying colours. Rubrics in red.

Script

The hand that wrote this fragment is the same that wrote AM 227 fol.

Binding

Bound in a blue cardboard cover from 1967.

History

Origin

The fragment is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dates it to the fourteenth century (Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamling), whereas Jakob Benediktsson dates it more precisely to c. 1350 (Jakob Benediktsson 1980, p. 11).

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
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
Catilina and Jugurtha by Sallust and Pharsalia by Lucan in Old Norse: Rómverjasaga: AM 595 a-b, 4to, Early Icelandic Manuscripts in Facsimileed. Jakob Benediktsson1980; XIII
1964
January 1965
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