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AM 667 XVIII 4to

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Íslenzk æfintýri; Iceland, 1475-1525

LATIN SMALL LETTER AE WITH OGONEKLATIN SMALL LETTER AE WITH OGONEK

Special character shown similar to its original form.

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Springborg, Peter 
Birth
28 January 1938 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

1(f. 1r-1v:5)
Af einsetumanni ok engli
Rubric

“ok lycktazst suo þetta aeuenntyr”

Incipit

umm monnum

Explicit

“for einsetu madr heim med fulltingi eingilsens ok enndi þar |lif sitt j godar elli”

Bibliography
Language of Text

Icelandic

2(f. 1v:6-31)
Af kóngssyni ok kóngsdóttur
Incipit

heyrt hefi ek sagt at konungr hafi radit fyrir galasia er son atti ungan |mentan

Explicit

“en ecki veít ek huat

Physical Description

Support

Parchment

No. of leaves
1. 196 mm x 135 mm
Condition

Some letters are missing recto and verso by the trimming down of the inner margin. With the exception of some few words the text is clear and legible.

Layout

The leaf is written in long lines with 30 lines recto and 31 lines verso.

Binding

Bound in a cardboard cover.

History

Origin

The MS is written Iceland. Kristian Kålund dated it to the second half of the fifteenth century (KKKat), whereas Peter Springborg (Springborg pers. 1983) dates it to c. 1400.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 18 July 2000 by Eva Wedervang-Jensen.

Custodial History

During the restoration 02.04.1963-11.11.1965 the leaves were restored, set on meeting guards and put in a cardboard cover.

Surrogates

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

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Íslendzk æventýri: Isländische Legenden, Novellen und Märchened. Hugo Gering1882-1884; I-II
Pálmi Pálsson“Anmeldelse af Hugo Gering, Islendzk æventyri”, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Filologi1887; Ny Række VII: p. 50-66
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian Kålund
1963
March 1963
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