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AM 667 III 4to

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Maríu jartegnir; Iceland, 1300-1350

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
Snorri Jónsson 
Birth
1683 
Death
1756 
Occupation
Priest; Rector 
Roles
Scribe; Owner; Translator; Poet 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

(1-2)
Sequitur planctus siue lamentacio beate Marie
Language of Text

Non

1.1(1)
No Title
Incipit

biorgin sundr brustu. i þinni pining.

Explicit

“Guð virdi mitt hiarta þar sem ec var staudd viðr”

1.2(2)
No Title
Incipit

hvern harm er mit mundim þa bera

Explicit

“hvi krossfestu þig hinir grimmozto iudar”

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
2. 203 mm x 153 mm
Layout

Written in long lines with 27 lines to the page.

Decoration

Initials occur in red and black.

Binding

Bound in a cardboard cover.

Accompanying Material

The AM-slip reads: “Fra Sr Snorra Jonssyne 1721”.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland in the first half of the fourteenth century.

Acquisition

According to a slip written in Árni Magnússon's hand he got the fragment from the Priest Snorri Jónsson in 1721: “Fra Sr Snorra Jonssyne 1721”.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 17.07.2000 by EW-J. (Parsed 18.07.2000).

Custodial History

During the restoration 2 April 1963-11 November 1965the leaves were restored, set on meeting guards and put in a cardboard cover.

Surrogates

70 mm ? 1963 b/w prints AM 667 III 4to March 1963

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Maríu saga: Legender om Jomfru Maria og hendes Jertegned. C. R. Unger
1963
March 1963
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