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An account of Norse deeds or briefs: 'Caput ... de codicillis, vel literis, antiquis, quæ vulgo Brever vocantur', in 44 sections: by Johannes Olavius de Grunnavica, written in the 18th cent. by Joh. Olavius

MS. Boreal 4
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The text is in Danish, the marginal notes and headings in Latin. Autograph of the author.


  • written in the 18th cent. by Joh. Olavius


15 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Danish
  • Latin


MS. Boreal 4

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 20645

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

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