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AM 325 XI 2 e 4to

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Ólafs saga helga; Iceland, 1250-1300

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Johnsen, Oscar Albert 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Jón Helgason 
Birth
30 June 1899 
Death
19 January 1986 
Occupation
Professor 
Roles
Scholar; Owner; Author; Marginal 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

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

Non

Keywords
1.1(1)
No Title
Incipit

hann halfa mỏrk gullz

Explicit

“at þar var fyri safnaðr”

1.2(2)
No Title
Incipit

þa er þeir hỏfðo flytt

Explicit

“þotti ser moti skapi þat konungr fostra.

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
2. 232 mm x 209 mm
Condition

The lower margins are cut out, which has included the last line of f. 2. The vellum is lighter and more clean than it is to be expected from manuscripts from Iceland. One leaf is missing between ff. 1 and 2. On an AM-slip Árni Magnússon has commented on this: “Hier ä mille vantar eigi nema .1. blad”.

Layout

The manuscript is written in long lines with 32 lines to each page.

Decoration

There are two initials preserved: the one is green with red ornaments, the other red with blue ornaments. Rubrics in red.

Binding

Bound in a cardboard cover from 1959.

Accompanying Material

On the AM-slip Árni Magnússon has commented on a leaf missing between the two preserved: “Hier ä mille vantar eigi nema .1. blad”.

History

Origin

The fragment is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated it c. 1300 (KKKat), whereas Oscar Albert Johnsen and Jón Helgason later dated it more precisely to the second half of the thirteenth century (Johnsen & Jón Helgason 1941, p. 960).

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 18.09.2000 by EW-J.

Custodial History

The MS was set on meeting guards and bound in a cardboard cover 09.06.1959-15.08.1959.

Surrogates

plate plade 37 n.d. diapositive AM 325 XI 2e 4to May 1984 (1985) b/w prints AM 325 XI 2e 4to August 1959

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Saga Ólafs konungs ens helga: Udførligere Saga om Kong Olaf den hellige efter det ældste fuldstændige Pergaments Haandskrift i det store kongelige Bibliothek i Stockholmed. C. R. Unger, ed. P. A. Munch
Den store Saga om Olav den Helligeed. Jón Helgason, ed. Oscar Albert Johnsen
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
n.d.
May 1984 (1985)
August 1959
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