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Manuscript Detail

AM 20 c fol.

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Árni Magnússons notes; Iceland or Denmark, 1690-1710

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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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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Contents

Árni Magnússons notes on Knýtlinga saga and other issues concerning this saga
Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
36.
Foliation
Foliated 1-35 in blue ink by Kålund.
Script

Written by Árni Magnússon or one of his scribes on originally loose leaves and slips.

Binding

BD standard binding with cloth spine and corners together with a cloth cover from 1981. Kålund's commments from a previous binding was cut out of the old first flyleaf and glued to the upper board. Size of binding: 215 mm x 185 mm x 13 mm

The leaves were originally loose but were gathered and bound in Kålund’s time (the 1880es). It was a half-binding with cloth spine and corners; the boards are covered with glossy combed marble paper. Kålund noted the date 10/6-85 on the front flyleaf. It is unknown whether this binding still exists.

History

No history available.

Additional

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 15
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