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AM 325 IV alfa 4to

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The Legend of King Ólaf the Saint with miracles; Iceland, 1226-1275

Name
Jón Ólafsson ; Grunnavíkur-Jón 
Birth
16 August 1705 
Death
17 July 1779 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scribe; Author 
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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
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

1(1r-2v)
Ólafs saga helga
Language of Text

Non

1.1(f. 1r-v)
No Title
Incipit

lavpa inetit

Explicit

“Þok oc enom helga Olafi”

1.2(2r-v)
No Title
Incipit

Þart hefi ec sagt fra iartegnom

Explicit

“Oc leysti hann til sin haleitliga or and”

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
2. 206 mm x 138 mm
Condition

The leaves are difficult to read because of wear and therefore the writing subsequently has been touched up at several places.

Layout

The manuscript is written in long lines. There are 31 lines on ff. 1r and 2r, 29 lines on f. 1v and 28 lines on f. 2v.

Additions

Jón Ólafsson has written the following marginal notes on fol 1r: “B” and “Folium Historicum Membraneacenum prius”.

Accompanying Material

An AM-slip that has been cut out of the former cover, om which Árni Magnússon wrote the following: “Ex Miraculis Sancti Olavi”.

History

Origin

The leaves are written in Iceland c. 1250.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 23.02.2000. by EW-J.

Custodial History

During the conservation 23.09.1963.-15.01.1963 the leaves were set on meeting guards and put in a cover.

Surrogates

70 mm 70mm54 plate plade45 Supplementary photographs diapositive AM 325 IV alfa 4 to May 1984 (or 1985) b/w prints AM 325 IV alfa 4to November 1961 photographs taken during the conservation. b/w prints 325 IV alfa 4to 08.09.1999. supplementary copy of f. 2r. b/w prints AM 325 IV alfa 4to 16.09.1999. new copies

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Otte brudstykker af den ældste saga om Olav den helligeed. Gustav Storm
“"Syvende og ottende brudstykke". Fragmentet AM 325 IV α 4to”, ed. Jonna Louis-Jensenp. 31-60
May 1984 (or 1985)
November 1961
08.09.1999.
16.09.1999.
Jonna Louis-Jensen“Et forlæg til Flateyarbók? Fragmenterne AM 325 IV β og XI, 3 4to”, p. 141-158
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