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Sagan af Axlar Birni; Iceland, 1850-1900

Name
Gísli Konráðsson 
Birth
18 June 1787 
Death
22 February 1877 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scribe; Poet; Author; Marginal; Informant 
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Name
Katarzyna Anna Kapitan 
Occupation
Researcher 
Roles
Scholar; Cataloguer 
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Contents

1(2r-8v (pp. 1-14))
Sagan af Axlar Birni
Rubric

“Sagan af Axlar Birni”

“(ritud eptir sögum og munnmælum á Snælfellsnesi 1852)”

Incipit

1. Á ofanverðri sextándu öld, en öndverðlega á | dögum Gudbrandar biskups Þorlákssonar, bjó sá maður

Explicit

“og sjeu frá | þeim komnir nokkrir þeir menn hjer vestra, er maklega má telja med hinum merkari mönnum.”

Final Rubric

“Lýkr hjer ad segja frá Axlar Byrni”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Paper. No watermarks.
No. of leaves
88 leaves. Size of leaves: 200 mm x 170 mm
Foliation

Contemporary agination 1-14 on ff. 2r-8v.

Collation

Only the first leaves of the first quire are written, rest of the leaves are blank.

In the last quire there were additional four leaves that contained some text but they have been cut off.

There are no quire signatures. There are no catchwords.
Condition

The manuscript is in good condition.

Script
Additions

On the rear paste-down there is a signature “T. Melsred”.

Binding

The manuscript is in full-bound in boards covered with brown cloth.

History

Acquisition

The manuscript was given to The Arnamagnan Collection by Torben Nielsen, former chief librarian at The University Library of Copenhagen.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued from the manuscript on 01 November 2018 by Katarzyna Anna Kapitan.

Surrogates

  • Microfilm Neg 2017 from 19 May 2011.
  • Microfilm (archive) 1099 from 24 May 2011.
  • Backup film TS 1295 from 24 May 2011.

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