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Latin translation apparently by 'Johannes Olavius de Grunnavica' of Copenhagen, 1760: beg. 'Edda unico nomine.', written in A.D. 1760 by Joh. Olavius

MS. Boreal 3
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'Responsum interpretis cujusdam Eddæ et commentatoris nuperi:

  1. de auctoribus utriusque Eddæ ...
  2. de nomine Eddæ', etc.

A probably unique MS., the autograph of the author.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1760 by Joh. Olavius


5 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Boreal 3

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 20644

A catalogue by Magnusen, dated 1828, is in the Library, and was printed in 1832 with the title 'Catalogus...codicum cliii manuscriptorum Borealium præcipuæ Islandicæ originis, ...autcore... Finno Magnæo, Islando'.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/2 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom