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Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar; Iceland, 1690-1710

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Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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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
Sveinn Jónsson 
Occupation
 
Roles
Undetermined 
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Name
Ormur Daðason 
Birth
01 August 1684 
Death
01 June 1744 
Occupation
District/county magistrate 
Roles
Owner; Author; Scribe 
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Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
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Scholar; student 
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Contents

(1r-)
Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar
Rubric

“Hier Bijriar Hʀolfs Søgu.”

Incipit

Þad er vpphaf þessarar søgu ad Gautur konungur son gauta konungs ried | fijrir gaut landj

Explicit

“longum dríugur, ok snerist þa mannfallid a Suiana ”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Parchment. The manuscript is a palimpsest, and traces of older, coloured initials and red lines are still visible.

No. of leaves
19. 205 mm x 150 mm.
Foliation

Foliated 1-19 in dark ink in the upper right hand corners by Kålund.

Collation

Catchwords are found on most of the pages.

Condition

Some leaves are damaged at the inner margin. After fol. 17 one leaf is missing. Fol. 18 is worn and has small holes.

Layout

Written in one column with 28 to 32 lines per page.

Binding

Bound in a cardboard binding.

Accompanying Material

There are two AM-slips at the front of the manuscript. The first reads: “fra Sveini Jonssyne | ä Krossnese i | Stranda Syslu.” The other one reads: “Þetta blad Formodl bl 18 feck eg 24. Maji ä | Finnbogast?dum i Trekyllirs vik, | sem aptar hafdi orded af þordar | Hredu sogu, þä Jon Magnusson | feck hana, og fannst ecke þad | sinne. Ormur Dadason 1724. | Nota bladed er ur Hrolfs S?gu | Gautrekssonar, enn eigi ur þor-|dar Hredu S?gu.”

History

Origin

Written in Iceland c. 1700.

Acquisition

Árni Magnússon got the manuscript from Sveinn Jónsson from Krossnes, except for one leaf (probably fol. 18) that Ormur Daðason bought at Finnbogastaðir (Trékyllisvíkurhreppur, Strandasýsla, Western Iceland) in 1724.

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Record History

Catalogued 31 July 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 585
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