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AM 75 e I-V fol.

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Ólafs saga helga; Iceland, 1300-1400

Name
Johnsen, Oscar Albert 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Jón Helgason 
Birth
30 June 1899 
Death
19 January 1986 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Scholar; Owner; Author; Marginal 
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Name
Magnús Einarsson 
Birth
1688 
Death
1752 
Occupation
Scribe; Painter; Farmer 
Roles
Scribe; Owner 
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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
Sigurður Vigfússon 
Birth
16 October 1691 
Death
20 November 1752 
Occupation
District/county magistrate 
Roles
Scribe; Owner; Poet 
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History

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Contents

Part I ~ AM 75 e I fol.
1(1r-2v)
Ólafs saga helga
Language of Text

Non

1.1(1r-v)
No Title
Incipit

hugþak sva snerto

Explicit

“Sva kom at bændr

1.2(2r-v)
No Title
Incipit

þvi at konungr mælti

Explicit

“Ek hefi spvrt, at m igoðv”

Physical Description

Support

Parchment

No. of leaves
2. 212 mm x 145 mm
Collation

The two leaves are conjoint.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated the manuscript around 1300 (Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamling) whereas Oscar Albert Johnsen and Jón Helgason dated it the first quarter of the fourteenth century (Jonhsen & Jón Helgason 1941, p. 957).

Acquisition

On an AM-slip pasted between the two leaves, Árni Magnússon tells that he got them from Magnús Einarsson in 1719: “Þesse .2. blỏd ur Olafs Sỏgu Helga feck eg 1719. fra Magnuse Einarssyne frä Iỏrfa i Haukadal. Enn hann hafde feinged þau af manne, sem nylega hafde flutt sig nordan ur lande þängad i Haukadalenn”.

Part II ~ AM 75 e II fol.
1(1r-3v)
Ólafs saga helga
1.1(1r-v)
No Title
Incipit

þeim monnum er hingat vilia sækia m vinatto

Explicit

“þat sannast fra at segia”

1.2(2r-v)
No Title
Incipit

sina ?str þangat til friþgerðar

Explicit

“ok hefir hann þar v allt”

1.3(3r-v)
No Title
Incipit

er sendimenn hitto kalf

Explicit

“er hann kom a halogaland. þa stefndi”

Physical Description

Support

Parchment

No. of leaves
3. 224 mm x 156 mm

History

Origin

Written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated the manuscript around 1300 (Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamling) whereas Oscar Albert Johnsen and Jón Helgason dated it the first quarter of the fourteenth century (Jonhsen & Jón Helgason 1941, p. 957).

Part III ~ AM 75 e III fol.
1(1r-2v)
Ólafs saga helga
Incipit

gort verit at beria menn mína

Explicit

“þa stoð vpp maðr a þinginu”

Physical Description

Support

Parchment

No. of leaves
2. 220 mm x 142 mm

History

Origin

Written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated the manuscript to the fourteenth century (Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamling) whereas Oscar Albert Johnsen and Jón Helgason dated it more precisely to the second quarter of the fourteenth century (Jonhsen & Jón Helgason 1941, p. 958, 914).

Part IV ~ AM 75 e 4 IV fol.
1(1r-v)
Ólafs saga helga
Incipit

verri. at ek sia nær yðr staddr

Explicit

“Nv mun ec trva þvi

Physical Description

Support

Parchment

No. of leaves
1. 220 mm x 155 mm
Condition

The leaf is worn and the first line cut out due to its former use as a cover. The colour of an initial containing a copper connection has now corroded the vellum.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated the manuscript the first half of the fourteenth century (Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamling) whereas Johnsen and Jón Helgason dated it the second half of the fourteenth century (Jonhsen & Jón Helgason 1941, p. 956).

Acquisition

On the leaf Árni Magnússon wrote: “Fra Monsr. Sigurdi Vigfussyne 1725”.

Part V ~ AM 75 e V fol.
1(1r-9v)
Þáttr Ólafs Geirstaðaálfs
2(9v-10v)
Þáttr af Ísleifi biskupi
3(11r-15v)
Fóstbrædra saga

Physical Description

Support

Parchment

No. of leaves
15 leaves and fragment leaves. 146 mm x 115 mm
Condition

The leaves are considerably damaged and partly illegible.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland in the fifteenth century.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
Den store Saga om Olav den Helligeed. Jón Helgason, ed. Oscar Albert Johnsen
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