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AM 325 VIII 3 d 4to.

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Sverris saga; Iceland, 1300-1325

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Finnur Jónsson 
Birth
29 May 1858 
Death
30 March 1934 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Scholar; Scribe; Donor 
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Name
Stefán Karlsson 
Birth
02 December 1928 
Death
02 May 2006 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

(1ra-1vb)
Sverris saga
Incipit

mæla mundi æige þat til

Explicit

“sva at hvarum tvegium hugnade”

Bibliography

Fornmanna sögur VIII, pp. 227:17-250:12.

Language of Text

Non

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
1. 283 mm x 168 mm
Condition

Only half of the outer column is extant.

Layout

The leaf is written in double colums with 37 lines per column on the recto and 36 lines per column on the verso. Majuscules and rubrics in red.

Script

The leaf is written in black ink in a skilled Icelandic Gothic bookhand.

Decoration

The very outer part of a littera florissa is found on f. 1va.

History

Origin

The leaf is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund has dated it to the fourteenth century (KKKat), whereas Finnur Jónsson (Finnur Jónsson 1895, pp. iii, v) and Stefán Karlson (Stefán Karlsson 1967, p. 59) has dated it more precisely to the first quarter of the fourteenth century.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 2 March 2000 by EW-J.

Custodial History

The manuscript was set on meeting guards and put in a cardboard cover 02.03.1958-04.04.1959.

Surrogates

plate plade 37 diapositives AM 325 VIII 3 d 4to May 1984 (or 1985) b/w prints October 1956 AM 325 VIII 3 d 4to

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Saga Sverris konúngs, Fornmanna sögur1824; VIII
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
De bevarede Brudstykker af Skindbøgerne Kringla og Jófraskinna i fototypisk gengivelse, STUAGNLed. Finnur Jónsson1895; XXIV
Sagas of Icelandic Bishops: Fragments of Eight Manuscripts, Early Icelandic Manuscripts in Facsimileed. Stefán Karlsson1967; VII
May 1984 (or 1985)
October 1956
Heimskringla: Nóregs konunga sögur af Snorri Sturluson, STUAGNLed. Finnur Jónsson1893-1901; XXIII
Ole Widding“Håndskriftsanalyser”, p. 81-93
Jonna Louis-JensenKongesagastudier: Kompilationen Hulda-Hrokkinskinna, 1977; XXXII
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