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AM 598 II beta 4to

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Trójumanna saga; Iceland, 1300-1350

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Louis-Jensen, Jonna 
Birth
1936 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Guðrún Ögmundsdóttir 
Birth
1661 
Death
1750 
Occupation
 
Roles
Owner 
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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
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

(1r-2v)
Trójumanna saga
Language of Text

Non

1.1(1)
No Title
Incipit

bedi troimanna oc grikkia.

Explicit

“Ok jþi bili brast kv erk”

Bibliography

Trójumanna saga 1963, pp. 113:15-123:17referred to as β

1.2(2)
No Title
Incipit

tuegiu. huila þeir sik

Explicit

“theuter s. thelamonius. j uáppnum ajax bro”

Bibliography

Trójumanna saga 1963, pp. 154:27referred to as β

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
2. 221 mm x 166 mm
Collation

The 2 leaves are conjoint.

Condition

The fragment has been used as a cover for a book and is therefore worn on the outer sides.

Decoration

Majuscules occur in varying colours. Rubrics in red.

Binding

Bound in a blue cardboard binding.

Accompanying Material

An inserted slip in Árni Magnússons hand reads: “Þetta blad fieck eg 1703. af Gudrunnu ỏgmundar dottur i Flatey, sagde hun þad væri komid nordan ur lande”.

History

Origin

The fragment is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated it to c. 1400 (KKKat), whereas Jonna Louis-Jensen dated it more precisely to the first half of the fourteenth century (Louis-Jensen 1963, p. xxxv).

Provenance

According to Árni Magnússon's account on an inserted slip the MS comes from the northern Iceland, and later on it belonged to Guðrun Ögmundardóttir, who in her turn gave it to him.

Acquisition

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 11.07.2000 by EW-J. (Parsed 11.07.2000).

Custodial History

During the conservation 07.07.1967-27.04.1967 the MS was set on meeting guards and put in a blue cardboard cover.

Surrogates

microfilm ? 27.06.1991 diapositive AM 598 I beta 4to n.d. b/w prints AM 598 I beta 4to August 1961 b/w prints AM 598 I beta 4to November 1961

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Trójumanna saga, ed. Jonna Louis-Jensen1963; VIII
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
27.06.1991
n.d.
August 1961
November 1961
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