Skráningarfærsla handrits

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AM 732 b 4to

Encyclopedia ; Iceland, 1300-1399

Athugasemd
Illustrated.
Tungumál textans
norræna (aðal); latína

Innihald

1 (1r)
Treatise on the Tides
Vensl

Copy of a part of the computistic notes found in AM 415 4to.

Upphaf

vatní enn aðrar planete ſem alt þat er ſia ma

Niðurlag

þa er fiara i miðian .dag. ok i miðia nott

Athugasemd

Explaining how the motions of the sun and the moon cause the tides.

Tungumál textans
norræna
2 (1v)
Mnemonics and Computistic Notes
Upphaf

Legimus in epistolis grecorum quod post passionem

Niðurlag

enn nu er idus junij

Athugasemd

Comprising e.g. a note on how to determine the date of the Paschal full moon and an alliterative mnemonic poem on how to memorise the dates of the same moon. Provided with explanations in Old Norse on the error in the Julian calendar.

Tungumál textans
latína
Efnisorð
3 (2r-v:21)
Text about the Winds
Athugasemd

Connected to a diagram of the wind rose. According to Kedwards 2020, 57 the text is excerpted from Isidore’s Etymologies.

Tungumál textans
latína
4 (2v:22-3r:1)
Tidal Note
Upphaf

ÞA er tungl i ſaumu ætt af iordo at lita ok sol

Niðurlag

þessa hluti máttu giǫr prófa í þessi figuru

Tungumál textans
norræna
5 (3r:2-5 (below the diagram of the wind rose))
Note on the Distances between the Earth and the Moon and the Moon and the Sun
Tungumál textans
norræna
6 (3r:6-8)
Note on the Diameter of the Sun
Tungumál textans
norræna
7 (3v-4v:35)
On the Lenght of the Day and the Course of the Sun
Athugasemd

In the top and bottom of fol. 3v, a later hand added the Latin names of the seven heavens.

Tungumál textans
norræna (aðal); latína
Efnisorð
8 (4v:36-5v)
Grammatical Notes
Athugasemd

Mostly mnemonics. After the first half of fol. 5v, a Latin verse in drottkvætt is found. In the bottom of fol. 5v, two prohibitions against stealing the codex in Latin and heksameter with a translation into Latin, are found.

Tungumál textans
latína
9 (6r)
The Zodiac
Titill í handriti

MACROBIUS DIOCENS

Upphaf

Sva telr makrobiuſ at planetur voro undir þessum ſtiornum

Niðurlag

þa hafa þeir gengit 600 daga af ſinum hringum

Athugasemd

Illustrated by concentric circles ved et system af koncentriske cirkler med påskrift og tilhørende forklaring.

Tungumál textans
latína (aðal); norræna
Efnisorð
10 (6v)
The Signs before Doomsday and the Hebrew Alphabet
Upphaf

eronimus in annalibus

Athugasemd

Containing a note on canonicæ horæ.

Tungumál textans
latína
Efnisorð
11 (7r-8r)
Short Pieces
Notaskrá

Kålund: Alfræði ÍslenzkIII 64-66

Efnisorð
11.1
Note on St. Klinianus Martyrdom
Tungumál textans
norræna
Efnisorð
11.2
Note on 1/16 of the Heighth of Christ
Athugasemd

Including an explanation in Icelandic and Latin on how to use this sign as an amulet.

Tungumál textans
norræna (aðal); latína
11.3
Moral Notes
Tungumál textans
latína
Efnisorð
12 (8r)
Computistic Rule Using Finger Calculation
Notaskrá

Kålund: Alfræði ÍslenzkIII 66?

Athugasemd

Below this a note on Orosius in Icelandic and three philological notes, partly in cipher.

Tungumál textans
latína (aðal); norræna
13 (8v:1-9)
Calculations of Money and Weight
Athugasemd

Partly in cipher.

Tungumál textans
norræna
Efnisorð
14 (8v:10-14)
Two Lausavísur
Athugasemd

One lausavísa (Meyiar bad) in cipher and another lausavísa beginning pater ertu.

Tungumál textans
norræna
Efnisorð
15 (9r-v)
The Signs of the Zodiac
Titill í handriti

.a. .p. .a. .t. .G. .c. .L. .v. .L. .S. .S. .c.

Upphaf

Hit fyrsta efni mark j zodiako heitir arieſ

Niðurlag

En eptri lutr ſteíng

Athugasemd

Concerning the constellations of the zodiac given abbreviated names and starting with Aquarius. Stops abruptly in the middle of fol. 9v; the rest of the page is filled in with rows of Arabic numeral characters.

Tungumál textans
íslenska
Efnisorð

Lýsing á handriti

Blaðefni

Parchment.

Blaðfjöldi
9.
Skreytingar

2r: The wind rose showing the twelve winds and their directions.

3r: Hemispherical world map (a mappa mundi). A circular depiction of the constellations of the sun, the moon and the earth along with the position of the continents. The text inside the mappa mundi was published in Altnordische Kosmographie, 407 . A translation into German is added below the Old Norse text.

3v: The astronomical system shown in a figure formed by concentric circles into which the four elements, the seven heavens and the planets are inscribed.

6r: A drawing of the zodiac as a twelve-partite system of concentric circles along with superscriptions and a written explanation.

7v: A system of circles illustrating the lunar circle during a lunar year. Below four minor circles and a square indicating the numbering of days of each month.

7r A map of the labyrinth (vlundar hűs).

8v A map of Jerusalem with drawings of the main buildings and monuments and superscriptions in Latin. The map is similar to the one found in Hauksbók. (AM 455 4to). Most recently edited in Kedwards 202051Fig. 7..

The map is similar to the ones in AM 736 I 4to (fol. 2v) and Hauksbók (AM 544 4to, fol. 19r) and they are most possibly copied from the same exemplar.

8r: A human hand illustrating computistic rules finger counting.

Uppruni og ferill

Uppruni
Iceland, s. XIV. Fols 1r-8v are written s. XIV1/4 and fol. 9 is written s. XIV2.

Notaskrá

Titill: Lønskrift og lejlighedsoptegnelser fra et par islandske håndskrifter,
Ritstjóri / Útgefandi: Finnur Jónsson
Umfang: 185-194
Titill: Alfræði Íslenzk: Islandsk encyklopædisk Litteratur, STUAGNL
Ritstjóri / Útgefandi: Beckman, N., Kålund, Kristian
Umfang: II: Rímtöl
Titill: Alfræði Íslenzk: Islandsk encyklopædisk Litteratur, STUAGNL
Ritstjóri / Útgefandi: Kålund, Kristian
Umfang: III: Landalýsingar m. fl

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