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An explanation of obsolete words occurring in Icelandic laws and commentary on the second chapter (of capital crime, etc.) of the Icelandic law tract called Mann-helgi, written perhaps in the 17th cent.

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MS. Boreal 22

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 2) an explanation of obsolete words occurring in Icelandic laws, by Biorn Jónsson of Skardsa
  2. (fol. 24) a commentary on the second chapter (of capital crime, etc.) of the Icelandic law tract called Mann-helgi, by Haldor Thorbergsson.
A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.

Dates

  • written perhaps in the 17th cent.

Extent

35 Leaves

Language of Materials

Icelandic

Shelfmark

MS. Boreal 22

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 20663

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

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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