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AM 50 a fol.

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Þættir from the Sagas of Norwegian Kings; Iceland, 1650-1699

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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Name
Högni Ámundason 
Birth
1649 
Death
05 June 1707 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Owner 
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Contents

1(1v-4v)
Hálfdanar þáttr svarta
Rubric

“Hier hefur wpp Þätt Hälfdänar | Suartta”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords
2(5r-10v)
Upphaf ríkis Haralds hárfagraHaralds þáttr hárfagra
Rubric

“Vpp=Haf Rijkis Haralldz Härfagra”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords
3(10v-15r)
Hauks þáttr hábrókar
Rubric

“Þattur Hauks Häbrokar”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords
4(15r-17r)
Haralds þáttr grenska
Rubric

“Þattur Harallds Grænska”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords
5(17r-19v)
Ólafs þáttr Geirstaðaálfs
Rubric

“Hier er þättur Olafs Geir|stada Alfs”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
19. 298 mm x 190 mm
Foliation
Foliated 1-19 in red ink by Kålund.
Condition

The verso-page of the first leaf fills in a lacuna at the beginning of the manuscript.

Binding

From the period 1730-1780. Grey limp cardboard binding with the title written on the upper board. Kålund wrote the date 17/9-85 on the upper pastedown. Size of binding: 300 mm x 193 mm x 10 mm

Accompanying Material

On a slip pasted to the front of the manuscript Árni Magnússon declares that the manuscript is “ur bok Sera Hogna Amundasonar

History

No history available.

Additional

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 36
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