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AM 325 VIII 4 c 4to.

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Sverris saga — Hákonar saga Sverrissonar; Iceland, 1301-1325

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Louis-Jensen, Jonna 
Birth
1936 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

1(1r-1v)
Sverris saga
Incipit

birkibeinar naðo merkinu ok flyðo sidan

Explicit

“at bøndr flyðv vpp fyri norðan”

Bibliography

Fornmanna sögur VIII, pp. 401-8

Language of Text

Icelandic

2(2r-2v)
Hákonar saga Sverrissonar
Bibliography

Fornmanna sögur IX, pp. 217-21

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
2. 240 mm x 174 mm
Condition

The two extant leaves are well preserved.

Layout

The manuscript is written in long lines with 30 lines per page. The majuscules has the size of 2 lines and occur in varying colours. Rubrics in red.

Script

The manuscript is written in an Icelandic gothic bookhand.

History

Origin

The manuscript is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund (KKKat) dates it to the fourteenth century, whereas Jonna Louis-Jensen (Louis-Jensen 1977, p. 20) dates it more precisely to the beginning of the fourteenth century.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 8 March 2000. by EW-J. (Parsed 10.07.2000).

Custodial History

The manuscript was set on meeting guards and put in a cardboard cover 02.03.1958-04.04.1959.

Surrogates

plate plate 37 diapositives AM 325 VIII 4 c 4to May 1984 (or 1985) b/w prints October 1956 AM 325 VIII 4 c 4to

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Saga Sverris konúngs, Fornmanna sögur1824; VIII
Sögur Hákonar Sverrissonar, Guttorms Sigurðarsonar, Ínga Bárðarsonar ok Hákonar Hákonarsonar til falls Skúla hertoga, Fornmanna sögur1835; IX
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
Jonna Louis-JensenKongesagastudier: Kompilationen Hulda-Hrokkinskinna, 1977; XXXII
May 1984 (or 1985)
October 1956
Helle Jensen“Fragmenter af et kongesagahåndskrift fra det 13 århundrede”, p. 17-73
The Sagas of King Sverrir and King Hakon the Old: Manuscript No. 81 A Fol. in The Arnamagnæan Collection, Early Icelandic Manuscripts in Facsimileed. Ludvig Holm-Olsen1961; III
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