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AM 322 fol.

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Norwegian Legal Manuscript; Norway, 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
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
Worm, Christen 
Birth
10 June 1672 
Death
09 October 1737 
Occupation
Bishop 
Roles
Owner; Author; Correspondent; Scribe 
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Language of Text
Norwegian

Contents

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
92. 260 mm x 177 mm.

History

Origin
Written in Norway. Kålund (

) dated the manuscript to the fourteenth century. The dating of the manuscript can however be divided into three different parts which can be dated more precisely.
  • Fols 1ra-19rb: c. 1300 (Storm: p. 502)
  • Fols 20ra-28vb and 30ra-91va:18: c. 1320 (Storm, p. 502 and Hægstad, p. 156)
  • Fols 29ra-29rb and 91va:19-92vb: 1320-1350 (Storm, p. 502 and Seip, p. 229-30)
Acquisition
Árni Magnússon acquired the manuscript of Christen Worm. Árni Magnússon removed several leaves which are now found in e.g. AM 114 4to 733 4to and Dipl. Norv. fasc. 22.

Additional

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
Norges gamle Love indtil 1387ed. Gustav Storm1885; IV
Marius HægstadNordvestlandsk - Vestnorske maalføre fyre 1350, Videnskabs-Selskabets Skrifter1907; I
Didrik Arup SeipNorsk språkhistorie til omkring 1370p. 229-30
Konráð GíslasonUm frum-parta Íslenzkrar túngu í fornöldp. xxviii-xxxvi
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