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AM 359 a 4to

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Hervarar saga; Norway?, 1688-1704

Name
Þormóður Torfason 
Birth
27 May 1636 
Death
31 January 1719 
Occupation
 
Roles
Owner; Scholar; Marginal 
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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
Þóra Þorsteinsdóttir 
Birth
1640 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scribe 
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Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; student 
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Contents

(pp. 1-69)
Hervarar saga
Rubric

“Hervarar Saga”

Incipit

Sigurlami het konungr hann reð firir Gar|ðariki

Explicit

“til heilla satta | mikit riki | oc ærit fe”

Note

Ends with the same words as GKS 2845 4to.

Bibliography

Suhm, Hervararsaga Ed. G

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
35. P. 70 is blank. 196 mm x 160 mm.
Foliation

Paginated 1-69 in the outer top corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 18 to 21 lines per page.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

Additions

On p. 63 is a marginal note written by Torfæus.

Accompanying Material

There is one AM-slip, transferred from AM 359 b 4to, that reads: “Fra Sal. Assessor Thormod | Toruesens Enke 1720. | ur Num. 13.”

History

Origin

Written probably in Norway c. 1700.

Acquisition

Árni Magnússon got the manuscript from Torfæus' widow in 1720.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 31 July 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Hervararsagaed. Peter Frederik Suhm
Heiðreks saga: Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks konungs, STUAGNLed. Jón Helgason1924; XLVIII
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 585-586
Fornaldar sögur Nordrlanda: Eptir gömlum handritumed. Carl Christian RafnI: p. xxxvii
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