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AM 325 XI 2 i 4to

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Ólafs saga helga; Iceland, 1350-1400

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Johnsen, Oscar Albert 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Jón Helgason 
Birth
30 June 1899 
Death
19 January 1986 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Scholar; Owner; Author; Marginal 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

(1ra-vb)
Ólafs saga helga
Incipit

Sviþiod en konungdomr hans

Explicit

“dyrum þrækdreyra”

Language of Text

Non

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
1. 243 mm x 165 mm
Condition

The leaf is fairly well preserved. The upper margin is trimmed but with no damage to the text, only a few letters in the upper 5 lines are missing due to cutting of the upper corners.

Layout

Written in double columns with 37 lines per column.

Rubrics in red.

Decoration

Fol. 1rb contains a littera florissa in the size of 3 lines with brances extended 8 lines further down between the columns.

The other initials of the leaf are majuscules in the size of 2 lines, the one on fol. 1ra is flourished.

Binding

Bound in a cardboard cover from 1959.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated it the fourteenth century (KKKat), whereas Oscar Albert Johnsen and Jón Helgason have later dated it more precisely to the second half of the fourteenth century (Johnsen & Jón Helgason 1941, p. 956).

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 19.09.2000 by EW-J.

Custodial History

The MS was set on meeting guards and bound in a cardboard cover 09.06.1959-15.08.1959.

Surrogates

The AMI has the following surrogates: plate plade 37 n.d. diapositive AM 325 XI 2i 4to May 1984 (1985) b/w prints AM 325 XI 2i 4to August 1959

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Saga Ólafs konungs ens helga: Udførligere Saga om Kong Olaf den hellige efter det ældste fuldstændige Pergaments Haandskrift i det store kongelige Bibliothek i Stockholmed. C. R. Unger, ed. P. A. Munch
Den store Saga om Olav den Helligeed. Jón Helgason, ed. Oscar Albert Johnsen
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
n.d.
May 1984 (1985)
August 1959
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