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Mágus saga — Þóris þáttr hasts og Bárðar birtu; Iceland, 1680-1700

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Name
Ólafur Ólafsson 
Occupation
 
Roles
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Contents

1
Mágus saga
Language of Text

Icelandic

1.1(1r-38v)
Sagann af Mägus Jarle og þeim Amundasonumm
Rubric

“Sagann af Mägus Jarle | og þeim Amundasonumm

Colophon

“Eyri ved Skötufjörður 3. dec. 1680”

1.2(39r-72r)
No Title
Colophon

“Endudt ad Eyre vid Skøtufiørd af Þörde Joonssyne ? slæmmum pappijr. þann 20 Decembris, Anno. M.DC LXXX”

2(73r-76v)
Þóris þáttr hasts og Bárðar birtu
Rubric

“Lytid agrip vr Landnäms søgu þeirra Er | Bygdu Fliöt, Slettahlyd, Hofdaströnd, og þær Sveyter”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support

Paper

No. of leaves
76. 195 mm x 150 mm
Script

fols 1-72r (Mágus saga) is written by Þorður Jónsson.

fols 73-76 (Þóris þáttr hasts og Bárðar birtu) is written in another contemporary hand.

Additions

A verse for the readers, name pen-trials etc. following Mágus saga.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland in the end of the seventeenth century. At the colophons the scribe of Mágus saga, Þórður Jónsson, states that he wrote the two parts of the saga in December 1860.

Provenance

c. 1800 the manuscript belonged to Ólafur Ólafsson, first at Jódísarstaðir, later at Ánastaðir.

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