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AM 72 fol.

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Ólafs saga helga; Norway, 1688-1699

Name
Einar Skúlason 
Birth
1000 
Death
1100 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Poet 
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Name
Ásgeir Jónsson 
Death
27 August 1707 
Occupation
Scribe 
Roles
Scribe 
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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
Þormóður Torfason 
Birth
27 May 1636 
Death
31 January 1719 
Occupation
Sagnaritari 
Roles
Owner; Scholar; Marginal 
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Contents

1
Ólafs saga helga
Rubric

“Her hefr ſogu Olafs konungs Ha|rallz ſunar”

Filiation

According to the index a copy of Tómasskinna (GKS. 1008 fol.)

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords
2
Geisli
Rubric

“Geiſli er Einaʀ Skulaſon qvat um | Olaf Haralds ſon

Filiation

According to the index a copy of Flateyarbók (GKS. 1005 fol.).

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Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
252. 318 mm x 203 mm
Foliation

Paginated 1-487, starting on fol. 2.

Foliated 1-252 in red ink in the uppper right-hand corners of the rectos. The first flyleaf is foliated 1. The last flyleaf is blank and not foliated.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

Additions
A single correction by Árni Magnússon can be seen.
Binding

The manuscript is fully bound in a parchment binding with laced-in single endband supports in the outer fold: 322 mm x 214 mm x 69 mm. Árni Magnússon added the title on the spine with ink.

Accompanying Material
An AM-slip is pasted to fol. 1.

History

Origin
Written in Norway at the end of the seventeenth century (c. 1688-1699).
Acquisition
According to the AM-slip Árni Magnússon acquired the manuscript from Þormóður Torfason's widow in 1720: “Fra Sal. Aſſeſſor Thormod Torueſens Enke 1720”.

Additional

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 48
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