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Missal — Liturgical text; Iceland, 1175-1225

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
Iceland 
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Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

History

Origin

Two originally separate parts from ca. 1200 and s. XV.

Additional

Contents

Part I ~ AM 98 I 8vo
(1r-22v)
Missal
Note

Prose parts alternate with hymns (the melody is added with musical notation). Begins and ends defecticely.

Language of Text

Latin

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
22. 164 mm x 105 mm
Layout

Written in one column.

Decoration

Red rubrics.

Red, green, blue or multi-coloured initials.

Elegantly decorated.

Musical Notation

Carefully written musical notation.

Additions

On fol. 7r, lower margin, the name “sira Salomon” was added.

On fol. 18r there is a draft for a letter in Icelandic in the margin, though without any names.

Accompanying Material
On the accompanying AM-slip, Arne Magnusson noted: “Feinged ä Islandi 1702. hier er i nocud lited um Sancte Magnus og Sancte Olaf”

History

Origin

Dated to ca. 1200 by Kålund: Katalog vol. II p. 389-390.

Part II ~ AM 98 II 8vo
(1r-9v)
Liturgical text
Note

Begins and ends defectively.

Language of Text

Latin

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
9. 162 mm x 105 mm

History

Origin

s. XV

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundII: p. 389-390
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