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AM 762 4to

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Rhytmi Aliqvot veterum Danorum et Norvagorum; Iceland, 1600-1649

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
Worm, Christen 
Birth
10 June 1672 
Death
09 October 1737 
Occupation
Bishop 
Roles
Owner; Author; Correspondent; Scribe 
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Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; student 
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Contents

1(1r-3r)
Vísur and explanations from Ragnars saga loðbrókar
Rubric

“RHYTMI Aliqvot | veterum Danorum et Nor-|vagorum tam principum | qvam aliorum magnatum | et celebrium Skaldorum | Ex Antivqitatibus istis | Collecti. | Ex Historia Ragnari L:”

Incipit

Den tijd Ragnar Lodbrog haffdi | skiøtt sin spiud j Den gruelege | slang paa Gautland

Explicit

“ægre fandem erue.”

Note

Short introductions in Danish, vísur in Icelandic, Latin translations and explanations

Language of Text

Icelandic (primary); Danish; Latin

Keywords
2(3r-6r)
Vísur and explanations from Haralds saga harðráða
Rubric

“Ex historia Haraldi Sigurdi. | f: Regis Norvegiæ.”

Incipit

Harald seilede en gang langs | for Norig

Explicit

“mot. hominum conventus

Note

Short introductions in Danish, vísur in Icelandic, Latin translations and explanations

Language of Text

Icelandic (primary); Danish; Latin

Keywords
3(6r-36v)
Vísur and explanations from Orkneyinga saga
Rubric

“Ex Relationibus Comitum | Orkneyensium”

Incipit

TorffEnar orchadum lames | slog ihel Haldan hȧlegg

Explicit

“j mod | fienderne”

Note

Short introductions in Danish, vísur in Icelandic, Latin translations and explanations

Bibliography

Sigurður Nordal, Orkneyinga saga p. 12-261 Ed. 762

Language of Text

Icelandic (primary); Danish; Latin

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
36. 324 mm x 112 mm.
Foliation

Paginated irregularly in the top right hand corners of uneven pages. Foliated in the bottom right hand corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 36 to 41 lines per page.

Script

Written by Magnús Ólafsson.

Accompanying Material

There is an AM-slip that reads: “Magni Olavii Enoda-|tio Cantilenarum | qvarumdam. | Dono Domini Christiani | Wormii possidet A. M. | 1706. | Ligaturam ipse addi cu-|ravi. | Est mihi et aliud Ex-|emplar.”

History

Origin

The manuscript was written in Iceland in the first half of the seventeenth century.

Acquisition

According to the information on the AM-slip, Árni Magnússon got the manuscript from Christen Worm in 1706.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 21 August 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Orkneyinga saga, STUAGNLed. Sigurður Nordal1913-1916; XL
Flateyjarbóked. C. R. Unger, ed. Guðbrandur VigfússonIII: p. viii
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundII: p. 183
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