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Manuscript Detail

AM 77 a fol.

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Ólafs saga helga; Denmark?, 1600-1700

Name
Jón Eggertsson 
Birth
1643 
Death
16 October 1689 
Occupation
Klausturhaldari 
Roles
Scribe; Owner; Poet 
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Name
Ásgeir Jónsson 
Death
27 August 1707 
Occupation
Scribe 
Roles
Scribe 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Language of Text
Icelandic

Contents

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
219. 322 mm x 212 mm
Script

ff. 1r-175v written by Jón Eggertsson.

ff. 175v-219 written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

Binding

Bound in a cardboard binding.

Accompanying Material

There are three AM-slips, the first two concerning AM 73 b fol (Bæjarbók á Rauðisandi).

The first is a register of “Seinustu miracula Olafs konungs ur Sỏgu hans frä Bæ ä Raudasandi”

The second renders the beginning and ending of the same manuscript with the words: “Prologus. | Her hefr upp Saugu olafs konungs haraldz sonar. | Her hefr Raudulfs þattr. | Nu munum ver enda - utan enda amen | þetta med annarri hendi. Bæiar boc ä Raudasandi.”

The third slip contains a list of “Miracula Olafs konungs”

History

Origin

Written in Copenhagen in the seventeenth century. According to Oscar Albert Johnsen and Jón Helgason the part written by Ásgeir Jónsson is most probably written around 1686-87, while AM 68 fol belonged to Villum Worm. (Johnsen and Jón Helgason 1941, p. 1056)

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 2002-02-11 by EW-J.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Den store Saga om Olav den Helligeed. Jón Helgason, ed. Oscar Albert Johnsen
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