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AM 238 X fol.

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Ambrosius saga — Matthías saga postola — Gregorius saga; Iceland, 1300-1350

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Wolf, Kirsten 
Occupation
Professor 
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
Guðmundur Bergmann 
Birth
1698 
Death
09 May 1723 
Occupation
Rector 
Roles
Owner; Author 
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Contents

1(f. 1)
Ambrosius saga
Incipit

þeira. hon verðr hrædd

Explicit

“ok diakn hans

Bibliography

Heilagra manna søgur I, pp. 34:12-39:20

Language of Text

Non

2(2ra-va)
Mathias saga postola
Incipit

miðío. Enn ritað er

Explicit

ok gerði þar gvdi þacker

Language of Text

Non

3(2vb)
Gregorius saga
Incipit

siðan med scynsamligom malom. Enn þa er faðer hans andaðiz

Explicit

“mátt til þess at fasta þann dag”

Language of Text

Non

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
1 1/2. 280 mm x 215 mm
Condition

f.1 has holes and only the upper half of f. 2 is preserved.

Layout

Written in double columns.

Binding

Bound in a grey cardboard cover.

Accompanying Material

On the AM-slip Árni Magnússon says that the got f. 2 from “Monsr Gudmundi Steinssyni, Skolameistara ä Holum 1721”.

History

Origin

The manuscript is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund has dated it to the fourteenth century (Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamling), whereas Kirsten Wolf (pers. 1987) has dated it more precisely to the first half of the fourteenth century.

Acquisition

On the AM-slip Árni Magnússon writes that he got the fragmentary f. 2 in 1721 from Guðmundur Steinsson, Schoolmaster of Hólar.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 23-05-2000 by EW-J. Parsed 28-03-2000.

Custodial History

Photographs in uv-light were taken in 1956

Supplementary photographs of the AM-slips of AM 238 I-XXIX fol. were taken in 1981.

The MS was set on meeting guards and bound in a grey cardboard cover 09-07-1958 to 02-03-1959 or 09-1961 to 10-1961.

Surrogates

plate plade38 1956 Taken in uv-light. microfilm (master) Neg 620 1981 Supplementary photographs of the AM-slips of AM 238 I-XXIX fol. microfilm (archive) Pos571 1981 Supplementary photographs of the AM-slips of AM 238 I-XXIX fol. b/w prints AM 238 X fol. 1963 Copies of the set of photographs taken in uv-light. colour prints AM 238 X fol. 1983 Supplementary photograph of f. 1r.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Heilagra Manna Søgur: Fortællinger og Legender om hellige Mænd og Kvindered. C. R. Unger1877; I-II
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
1956
1981
1981
1963
1983
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