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Árni Magnússons Private Correspondance; Denmark/Iceland/India/France/Italy/Norway, 1691-1730

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
Magnús Arason 
Birth
1684 
Death
19 January 1728 
Occupation
captain 
Roles
Owner; Author; Poet 
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Name
Eyjólfur Björnsson 
Birth
06 August 1666 
Death
22 November 1746 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Scribe 
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Name
Lauritz Gottrup 
Birth
1648 
Death
01 March 1721 
Occupation
Attorney 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Gram, Hans 
Birth
28 October 1685 
Death
19 February 1748 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Owner; Commentator; Correspondent; Official; Author 
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Name
Reitzer, Christian 
Birth
03 October 1665 
Death
29 February 1736 
Occupation
Justitsråd 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Rostgaard, Frederik 
Birth
30 August 1671 
Death
25 April 1745 
Occupation
 
Roles
Owner; Translator 
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Name
Ísleifur Þorleifsson 
Birth
1660 
Death
1700 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Translator 
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Contents

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No Title
Note

Árni Magnússon's private correspondance and notes concerning finances. Some of the note also concern the time when the sagas of the Norwegian kings were written.

Language of Text

Danish (primary); Icelandic; German

1.1
Letter written in Denmark 1729
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Árni Magnússon

Recipient Johan Ludvig Abbeste

Bibliography

p. 1-2 No. 1

Language of Text

Danish

1.2
Letter written in Denmark 1715
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Magnús Arason

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 20 No. 25

Language of Text

Danish

1.3
Letter written in Denmark 1702
Statement of Responsibility

Correspondent Niels Birck (merchant)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 74 No. 107

Language of Text

Danish

1.4
Letter written in 1712
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Árni Magnússon

Recipient Eyjólfur Björnsson

Bibliography

p. 78 No. 116

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.5
Letter written in Tharangampadi, 1728
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr N. Dal (missionary)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 111-12 No. 149

Language of Text

German

1.6
Letter written in Island, 1712
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Árni Magnússon

Recipient Lauritz Gottrup

Bibliography

p. 161-62 No. 220

Language of Text

Danish

1.7
Letter written in Denmark, 1718
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Hans Gram

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 167-68 No. 229

Language of Text

Danish

1.8
Letter written in Island 1709
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Gísli Jónsson

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 239 No. 319

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.9
Letter written in Island 1725
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Snæbjórn Pálsson

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 356-57 No. 454

Language of Text

Icelandic

1.10
Letter written in Denmark 1708
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Christian Reitzer (professor)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 380-82 No. 484

Language of Text

Danish

1.11
Letters written in Denmark 1691 and 1692
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Árni Magnússon

Recipient Frederik Rostgaard

Bibliography

p. 386-92 No. 488-89

Language of Text

Danish

1.12
Letters written in France 1697 and Italy 1698
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Frederik Rostgaard

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 396-400 Nos 496-97

Language of Text

Danish

1.13
Letters written in Norge 1728-29 (+ inserted leaf)
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr C.M. Stub (chancellor)

Recipient Árni Magnússon

Bibliography

p. 491-98 Nos 578-81

Language of Text

Danish

1.14
Letters written in Island 1699 og the following years
Statement of Responsibility

Resp.Key.cpr Árni Magnússon

Recipient Ísleifur Þorleifsson

Bibliography

p. 625-626 No. 670.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
Uncounted. 240 mm x 200 mm

History

Origin

Previously in the Royal Danish Library, catalogued as Addit. 47 u fol.

Additional

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Arne Magnussons private brevveksling udg. af Kommissionen for det Arnamagnæanske Legatp. 1-2, 20, 74, 78, 11-12, 161-63, 167-68, 239, 241, 264, 356-57 380-82, 386-92, 394, 396-400, 403, 491-501, 625-626, 686.
Danmarks breveed. Det Kongelige Bibliotek
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 327
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