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Gautreks saga — Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar; Iceland/Denmark, 1690-1710

Name
Árni Magnússon 
Birth
13 November 1663 
Death
07 January 1730 
Occupation
Professor, Arkivsekretær (Secretary of the Royal Archives) 
Roles
Scholar; Author; Scribe; Poet 
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Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; student 
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Contents

1(pp. 1-69)
Gautreks saga
Incipit

CAPitule 1. | Þar hefium vier eina frasogu | af einum Konunge þeim er Gaute het

Explicit

“þviat mier þiker.”

Filiation

Copy of a manuscript ending defective

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

2(pp. 75-330)
Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar
Incipit

CAPitule 1. | Þar hefium ver þessa Sogu | er Gautrekr hefer Konungr heit-|it

Explicit

“er annar heyrer ecke. | i frasogum. Ok lykr hier nu | Hrolfs sogu Gautrekz sonar.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
165. Pp. 70-74 are blank. 200 mm x 157 mm.
Foliation

Paginated 1-330.

Collation

Catchwords are found on pp. 1-69 and 75-329.

Layout

Written in one column with 18 to 21 lines per page.

Script

Written by Eyjólfur Björnsson.

Accompanying Material

On a paper slip pasted into the front of the book Árni Magnússon wrote: “af Gautreke og Dalafiflum. | vantar aptan vid. | af Hrolfi konge Gautrekssyne. | med hendi Eyjolfs Biornßonar. | ex membranâ in folio, er eg feck af Vig-|fuse Gudbrandßyne.”

History

Origin

Written c. 1700 either in Iceland or Denmark.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 29 July 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Opuscula IV, 1970; XXX
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 584
Die Gautrekssaga in zwei Fassungen, Palaestraed. Wilhelm Ranisch1900; XI
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