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Manuscript Detail

AM 238 XVI fol.

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Lives of Saints; Iceland, 1450-1500

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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
Stefán Karlsson 
Birth
02 December 1928 
Death
02 May 2006 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Contents

1(f. 1)
Játvarðs saga hins helga
Incipit

vitrazta lavgmannz ? jslande

Explicit

“laug landz þessa. þ? kom til gamli”

Language of Text

Non

2(f. 2)
Egidius sag hins helga
Incipit

petur postola ok ollvm postolum. Enn adra let hann giora

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
2. 256 mm x 190 mm
Condition

f. 2 is considerably damaged.

Decoration

Majuscules occur in red.

Binding

The fragment is bound in a grey cardboard cover.

History

Origin

The fragment is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dates it to the beginning of the fifteenth century, whereas Stefán Karlsson dates it to the second half of the fifteenth century.

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 XI fol. 1963 Copies of the set of photographs taken in uv-light. colour prints AM 238 XI fol. 1983 Supplementary photograph of f. 2r.

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