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Rask 21 b

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On Snorra Edda; Iceland/Denmark?, 1800-1832

Name
Hallgrímur Hannesson Scheving 
Birth
13 July 1781 
Death
31 December 1861 
Occupation
Rector 
Roles
Correspondent; Scribe; Owner; Poet; Author; Informant 
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Name
Rasmus, Nyerup, 
Birth
12 March 1759 
Death
28 June 1829 
Occupation
Librarian, Litterary historian 
Roles
Scholar 
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Contents

1(1r-21v)
Snorra Edda According to Codex Upsalensis
Explicit

“fra morgum tiþendum

Language of Text

Icelandic

2(23r-57v)
Transcripts and Interpretation of Old Norse Poetry
Note

Rígsmál, on the verse of Víglundar saga, the verse of Svarfdæla saga according to Scheving's codex, on Sigrdrífumál etc. Comment on the verse of Ynglinga saga.

Language of Text

Icelandic

3(58r-97v)
Manuscript for Snorra Edda
Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support

Paper

No. of leaves
97 leaves and slips.
Script

Written by Rasmus Rask.

Accompanying Material
Fol. 34 is an inserted letter from H. Scheving, dated Bessastöðum 6. 7. 1815. For the Manuscript for Snorra Edda some records in Rasmus Nyerup's hand are inserted.

History

No history available.

Additional

Record History
Catalogued 2002-04-30 by EW-J.
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