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AM 325 VIII 2 e 4to.

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Ólafs saga Tryggvasonar; Iceland, 1376-1400

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Ólafur Halldórsson 
Death
1614 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Poet 
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Name
Snorri Jónsson 
Birth
1683 
Death
1756 
Occupation
Priest; Rector 
Roles
Scribe; Owner; Translator; Poet 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

(1ra-1rb)
Ólafs saga Tryggvasonar
Incipit

ero blotadir. Nu vil ek senda þik

Explicit

“avdgvldanda”

Bibliography
Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
1. 225-235 mm x 210-213 mm
Condition

The leaf bear traces of it former use as binding where ploughing of the lower part have caused a loss of text.

Layout

The manuscript is written in double columns. The columns once consisted of 41 lines and the size of each column is approximately 220 mm x 80 mm. Only the traces of rubrics are left on 1r. The traces of a red and a yellow majuscule is left on f. 1r.

Script

The manuscript is written in an Icelandic Gothic bookhand.

History

Origin

The manuscript is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund has dated it to c. 1400, whereas Ólafur Halldórsson has dated it more precisely to the fourth quarter of the fourteenth century.

Provenance

The only known owner is Snorri Jónsson.

Acquisition

In the left margin of fol. 1r Árni Magnússon has noted: “Fra Snorra Jonssyne 1721”.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 01.03.2000.by EW-J. Parsed 29.06.2000.

Custodial History

From the 2 March 1958 to 4 April 1959 the manuscript was set on meeting guards and put in a cover.

Surrogates

plate plade37 diapositives AM 325 VIII 2e 4to May 1984 (or 1985) b/w prints October 1956 AM 325 VIII 2 e 4to

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar en mesta, ed. Ólafur Halldórsson1961; II
May 1984 (or 1985)
October 1956
Hallfreðar saga, ed. Bjarni Einarsson1977; XV
Gustav Morgenstern“Zur Überlieferung der grossen Ólafssaga Tryggvasonar”, Arkiv för nordisk filologi1892; VIII: p. 153-166
Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar en mesta, ed. Ólafur Halldórsson2000; III
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