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AM 1008 4to

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Saga Book; Norway/Iceland/Denmark (?), 1688-1747

Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; student 
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Name
Þormóður Torfason 
Birth
27 May 1636 
Death
31 January 1719 
Occupation
 
Roles
Owner; Scholar; Marginal 
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Name
Ásgeir Jónsson 
Death
27 August 1707 
Occupation
Scribe 
Roles
Scribe 
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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
Jón Árnason 
Birth
1665 
Death
08 February 1743 
Occupation
Bishop 
Roles
Owner; Author; Scribe 
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Name
Guðbrandur Vigfússon 
Birth
13 March 1827 
Death
31 January 1899 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scholar; Donor; Scribe 
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Name
Arngrímur Jónsson Vídalín ; lærði 
Birth
1568 
Death
27 June 1648 
Occupation
Priest, Rector Officialis; Rector 
Roles
Scholar; Owner; Author; Poet; Translator 
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Physical Description

Support

Papir.

No. of leaves
152. 197 mm x 160 mm.
Foliation

Irregularly foliated on bottom right-hand corners.

Binding

Bound in a brown parchment binding with blind decoration on which “B.I.S. | 1747” and “ION S | ANNO | 1680” can be seen. The parchment shows signs of wear and tear.

History

Origin

Written s. XVII ex/XVIII 1/2.

Provenance

The manuscript was once in Skálholt, Iceland.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 6 May 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Contents

Part I ~ AM 1008 I 4to
1(1r-9v)
Hversu Noregr byggðisk
Rubric

“Hversu noregr bẏgðiz”

Incipit

Nu skal segia demi til hversu noreghr bẏgðiz í fý-|rstu, eðr hversu konunga ættir hofuz þar

Explicit

“enn dottir Valdemars Danakonungs, eptir er | hon Let fanga Albrikt”

Filiation

“Or Flateyiarbok | Fol 8”

Language of Text

Icelandic

2(10r-12v)
Fundinn Noregr
Rubric

“Fundr Noregs; Skrifad effter Flateyarbok | Fol: 110”

Incipit

Forniotr hefur konunr konungr hætit hann reð fyrir Jot|lande

Explicit

“hins rika oc hins raðsuinna”

Filiation

“Skrifad effter Flateyarbok”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
15. Fols 13-15 are blank.
Foliation

Paginated 1-24 in top outer corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 21 to 23 lines per page.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

Additions

Some marginalia by Torfæus.

History

Origin

According to Loth (Om nogle af Ásgeir Jónssons håndskrifter p. 212), the manuscript may have been written by Ásgeir Jónsson in Norway between 1688 and 1704.

Part II ~ AM 1008 II 4to
1(16r-42r)
Hálfs saga og Hálfsrekka
Rubric

“Sagann af Halfe oc | Halfsreckum.”

Incipit

Alrekr het kongr er bio a Alrekst?ðum | hann reþ firir H?rða Landi,

Explicit

“yri het dottir hans, oc er | þaþan mikil ætt kominn

Filiation

“Þessi Saga Samannlesinn við Membranam”. AM 202 c fol., NKS 1698 4to, ÍB 43 fol. and JS 629 4to are copies.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
31. Fols 43-47 are blank.
Foliation

Paginated 1-53 in top outer corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 20 to 23 lines per page.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

Additions

Some marginalia by Torfæus.

History

No history available.

Part III ~ AM 1008 III 4to
1(48r-58v)
Hróa þáttr heimskaSlýsaróa saga
Rubric

“Sagann af Slysa=Hröa”

Incipit

i. Capitule. | I þann tima er Sveinn Kongur | ulfs son riede fẏrer Danmórk

Explicit

“oc kom margt góf-|ugra manna frä þeim i England. oc lẏk-|ur her þessare Sóghu.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
12. Fol. 59 is blank.
Foliation

Paginated 1-22 in pencil in the top outer corners.

Collation

Catchwords on every verso page.

Layout

Written in one column with 20 to 21 lines per page.

History

No history available.

Part IV ~ AM 1008 IV 4to
1(60r-83v)
Eiríks saga rauðaÞorfinns saga karlsefnis
Rubric

“Her Hefr vpp Sogu þeirra | þorfinnz Karlsefnis oc Snorra | þorbrandz sonar.”

Incipit

Olafr het herkongr er kalldr var Olafr | hviti hann var sonr Jngiallz.

Explicit

“mart stormenni er komit annat fra | Karlsefni oc Gudridi þat er ekki er her sk-|rad, Veri Gud med oss Amen”

Filiation

“eptir Hauksbók”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
24.
Foliation

Paginated 1-46 in pencil in the top outer corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 20 to 22 lines per page.

Additions

Árni Magnússon made corrections to the text. “Foræret Mag. | Joen Arnesen | af A. M.” is written in the outer margin of fol. 60r and refers to bishop Jón Árnason. In the same place Guðbrandur Vigfússon has written: “eptir Hauksbók”.

History

Provenance

According to a note on fol. 60r, the manuscript once belonged to bishop Jón Árnason (d. 1743).

Part V ~ AM 1008 V 4to
1(84r-94r:17)
Grænlendinga þáttur
Rubric

“Grænlendinga þattr”

Incipit

Socki het maðr oc var þorisson hann bio i | Brattahlið a Grænlandi

Explicit

“Enn þeir Her|mundr komu til Jslandz til ættjarða | sinna, oc Lykr þar þessi Sogu.”

Filiation

“Excodice Fla|teyensi.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

2(94r:18-v)
List over bishops and churches in Greenland
Incipit

Þesser hafa biskupar verit a Grænlandi | Arnalldr Jonn Kauttr,

Explicit

“þriðia | í Anavik í Rangafirði.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark (fool's cap on fol. 95).

No. of leaves
12. Fol. 95 is blank.
Foliation

Paginated 1-22 in the top outer corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 19 to 24 lines per page.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

History

No history available.

Part VI ~ AM 1008 VI 4to
1(96r-102v)
Ölkofra þáttrÖlkofra saga
Rubric

“Aulkofra Saga changed by a different hand to “Þättur af Aulkofra Saga””

Incipit

Þorhallr het madr, hann bio i bläskogum a þorhallzstó-|ðum,

Explicit

ok hellz þ meðan þeir lifðu ok Likr | þar sogu olkofra”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
7.
Foliation

Paginated 1-14 in dark ink in the top outer corners.

Layout

Written in one column with 20 to 21 lines per page.

Script

Written by Ásgeir Jónsson.

History

Origin

According to Loth (Om nogle af Ásgeir Jónssons håndskrifter p. 210), the manuscript may have been written by Ásgeir Jónsson during his stay in Copenhagen 1686-88.

Part VII ~ AM 1008 VII 4to
1(103r-134v)
Hrafns saga Sveinbjarnarsonar
Rubric

“Sagann af Rafne Svein|biarnar Syne”

Incipit

I: Capitule | Sveinbiórn het madur son Bardar sv-|arta, Atlasonar.

Explicit

“Og lukum Vier þar | Sógunne af Rafne Sveinbiarnarsyne, og hans | digdum, dauda og Afgange.”

Filiation

Copy of AM 426 fol. (former Addit. 27 fol.)

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
32.
Collation

Catchwords on every page.

Layout

Written in one column with 22 to 25 lines per page.

Script

Written by Magnús Snæbjarnarson.

History

Origin

Written in Iceland.

Part VIII ~ AM 1008 VIII 4to
1(135-139r)
Sigurðar þáttr slefu
Rubric

“Þattr fra Sigurdi konungi Slefu | Syni Gunnhildar.”

Incipit

Þat er Sagt þa er Gunnhildar Synir redu | Noregi Sat Sigurdr konungr Slefva a haur|dalandí.

Explicit

“Nockurum vetrum Sidar | for olof utan til Noregs til frænda Sinna | oc þotti enn mesti kvenskaurungr.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper with watermark.

No. of leaves
6. Fols 139v and 140 are blank.
Layout

Written in one column with 18 to 19 lines per page.

History

No history available.

Part IX ~ AM 1008 IX 4to
1(141r-146v)
Vilhjálms þáttr bastardsAnshelmus þáttr erkibiskups
Rubric

“Lijtell þattur kẏrknarans og asőkna | J Einglande a dógumm þeirra tvegg ia Biskupa, Erckebiskups | S. Anshelmi og S. Thomasar Cantuariensis.”

Incipit

Tveir merkelegir kennemenn, Bergur Gunnsteinsson og Jön | Hallsson hafa skrifad lijfsógu

Explicit

“er Wier gäfum upp frä ad Seigia ad hann Siglde Sinn Kors til Indialandz.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

2(146v-152v)
Roðberts þáttr
Rubric

“Rodberts Þattr”

Incipit

Rodbert lijste þvij fijrer Sijnumm Companum | Balduina og Godefreij ad hann Will fijrst til | Miklagards

Explicit

“og giórdust marger Merkeleiger hluter | under hanz Kongsdæme.”

Final Rubric

“NB. | Þeße Sóguþattur ä firefarande | a Blódumm hefur vered tediceradur | Welskreivendum Biskupenum Mag: | Brijniőlfe Salug: Sveinßine | af Jöne Gudmundßine | (cognam: lærda.)”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
12.
Collation

Catchwords on fols 141r-145v, 146v-147r, 148r-v and 150r-152r.

Layout

Written in one column with 22 to 26 lines per page.

History

No history available.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Hrafns saga Sveinbjarnarsonar: B-redaktionen, ed. Annette Hasle1967; XXV
Hauksbók: the Arna-Magnæan Manuscripts 371, 4to, 544, 4to, and 675 4to, ed. Ejnar Munksgaard1960; V
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundI: p. 291
Opuscula I, 1960; XX
Fornaldar sögur Nordrlanda: Eptir gömlum handritumed. Carl Christian RafnII: p. vi
Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka, ed. Hubert Seelow1981; XX
Opuscula VII, 1979; XXXIV
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