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AM 77 a fol.

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Ólafs saga helga; Copenhagen Denmark, 1685-1699

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
Ásgeir Jónsson 
Death
27 August 1707 
Occupation
Scribe 
Roles
Scribe 
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Name
Willum, Worm, 
Birth
11 September 1633 
Death
17 March 1704 
Occupation
Librarian, justitiarus 
Roles
Owner; Annotator 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
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Cataloguer 
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Contents

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Ólafs saga helga
Filiation

According to Kålund's account in his catalogue the manuscript is a transcript of AM 68 fol (ff. 1-175v) and Tómasskinna (ff. 175v-219v). Johnsen and Jón Helgason, however, argue that the entire manuscript is a copy of AM 68 fol.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

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

Ff. 1r-175v are written by an unknown scribe.

Ff. 175v-219 are 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 Denmark towards the end of the seventeenth century. According to Johnsen and Jón Helgason the part written by Ásgeir Jónsson is most probably written around 1686-87, while AM 68 fol belonged to Willum Worm (Johnsen and Jón Helgason 1941, p. 1056), cf. also Loth 1960, p. 210.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 2002-02-11 by EW-J.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Den store Saga om Olav den Helligeed. Jón Helgason, ed. Oscar Albert Johnsenp. 1056
Agnethe Loth“Om nogle af Ásgeir Jónssons håndskrifter”, p. 207-212
Jon Gunnar JørgensenThe lost vellum Kringla, 2007; XLV
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 57-58
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