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AM 354 4to

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Hervarar saga; Norway?, 1688-1704

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; student 
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Contents

(1r-33v)
Hervarar saga
Rubric

“Her hefr upp Sogu Heið-|reks konungs ens vitra.”

Incipit

Sva er sagt at i fyrndinni uar | kallað jotunheimar

Explicit

“fuglar flugu yfir hofði þer | oc tveim megin þin var þeira | vegr”

Filiation

Copied in NKS 1762 4to

Note

Ends with the same words as AM 544 4to (Hauksbók)

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
47. Fols 34-47 are blank. 196 mm x 160 mm.
Foliation

Foliated 1-33 in red ink by Kålund in the top right hand corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 17 to 18 lines per page.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

Binding

The manuscript was formerly bound in a binding covered with two parchment leaves from Jónsbók containing “Farmannalög” and “Þjófabálkr” and dating from c. 1600, now Access. 25. It is now bound in a cardboard binding from 1887.

History

Origin

Written c. 1700 probably in Norway.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 29 July 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Heiðreks saga: Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks konungs, STUAGNLed. Jón Helgason1924; XLVIII
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 584
Jónsbók: Kong Magnus Hakonssons Lovbog for Island, vedtaget paa Altinget 1281, og Réttarbøtr, de for Island givne Retterbøder af 1294, 1305 og 1314ed. Ólafur Halldórssonp. lii
Fornaldar sögur Nordrlanda: Eptir gömlum handritumed. Carl Christian RafnI: p. xxxviii
Hervararsagaed. Peter Frederik Suhmp. vi
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