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AM 667 XIX 4to

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Lífssaga Jesú; Iceland, 1450-1500

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Kirby, Ian J. 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

(1r-2v)
Lífssaga Jesú
Language of Text

Non

1.1(1)
No Title
Incipit

oþv. enn þeir taca guþs lof votta ær fyr þavgdv vm christz |dyrþ svo sem þeir vere omala.

Explicit

“enn hvat stoþar þat svo”

1.2(2)
No Title
Incipit

vl oþvr

Explicit

“j fíavlda miskvnar”

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
2 bottom halfs. 114 mm x 152 mm
Layout

Written in long lines with 15 extant lines on each side.

Binding

Bound in a cardboard cover.

History

Origin

The MS is written in Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated it the fifteenth century (KKKat), whereas Ian J. Kirby (Kirby 1980, p. 95, 20 n. 9).

Additional

Record History

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

Custodial History

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

Photographs of the fragment together with photographs of AM 667 X 4to were lent to Háskólabóksafn for the use of Ian J. Kirby 18.03.1970-13.07.1970.

Surrogates

70 mm ? 1963 70 mm 147 n.d. Supplementary photographs b/w prints AM 667 XIX 4to March 1963

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Magnús Már Lárusson“Fornt brotasilfur: AM 667, 4to, fragm. XIX”, Kirkiuritið1951; 17: p. 154-163
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
Ian J. KirbyBiblical Quotation in Old Icelandic-Norwegian Religious Literature: Introduction, 1980; X
1963
n.d.
March 1963
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