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AM 193 a fol.

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Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks konungs; Norway?, 1688-1707

Name
Jón Sigurðsson 
Birth
17 June 1811 
Death
07 December 1879 
Occupation
Scholar; Archivist 
Roles
Scholar; Scribe; Author; Marginal; Owner; Donor; Correspondent; recipient 
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Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; student 
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Contents

(1r-29v)
Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks konungs
Rubric

“Hervarar Saga”

Incipit

Sigrlami het kongr, hann reð fyrir Garðaʀiki, hans dottir | var Eyfura

Explicit

“Philippus | atti Jngigerði dottr Haraldar kongs Sigurðar sonar, | hann var Skamma stund kongr.”

Filiation

According to Jón Sigurðsson, the manuscript is a copy of GKS 2845 4to with variants and additions after Verelius' edition from 1672.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
29. 305 mm x 197 mm.
Foliation

Foliated 1-29 in red ink in the top margins by Kålund, paginated 1-58 in dark ink in the top outer corners.

Collation

Catchwords are found on fols 8v, 16v and 22v.

Layout

Written in one column with 28 to 29 lines per page.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

Binding

Bound in a grey cardboard binding from c. 1730-80 with “No 193. a. | Hervarar Saga.” written on the front board. 319 mm x 209 mm x 10 mm.

History

Origin

Probably written in Norway c. 1700.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 3 June 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Hervararsagaed. Peter Frederik Suhm
Hervarar Saga ok Heiðreks Konungsed. N. M. Petersenp. 3-60
Heiðreks saga: Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks konungs, STUAGNLed. Jón Helgason1924; XLVIII
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 159-160
Fornaldar sögur Nordrlanda: Eptir gömlum handritumed. Carl Christian RafnI: p. xxxvii
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