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AM 598 I alfa 4to

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Möttuls saga; Iceland, 1400-1425

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Stefán Karlsson 
Birth
02 December 1928 
Death
02 May 2006 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Contents

(1)
Möttuls saga
Incipit

var mottulin mundangha

Explicit

“ok margan ʀiddaraskap ath”

Language of Text

Non

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
1. 205 mm x 160 mm
Condition

The leaf bear traces of its former use as binding.

Layout

The leaf is written in long lines and has 30 lines each, recto and verso. Majuscules and rubrics in red.

Binding

Bound in a blue cardboard binding.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated it c. 1400 (KKKat), whereas Stefán Karlsson dates it to the beginning of the fifteenth century (Stefán Karlsson 1967, pp. 76, 77, 82).

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 11.07.2000 by EW-J.

Custodial History

During the conservation 07.07.1967-27.04.1967 the MS was set on a meeting guard and put in a blue cardboard cover.

Surrogates

microfilm ? 27.06.1991 diapositive AM 598 I alfa 4to n.d. b/w prints AM 598 I alfa 4to August 1961 b/w prints AM 598 I alfa 4to November 1961

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Saga af Tristram ok Ísönd samt Möttuls sagaed. Gísli Brynjólfsson
Mǫttuls saga, ed. Marianne E. Kalinke1987; XXX
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
Stefán Karlsson“Perg. fol. nr. 1 (Bergsbók) og Perg. 4to nr. 6 í Stokkhólmi”,
27.06.1991
n.d.
August 1961
November 1961
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