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An exhortation by Thorstein Magnusson, addressed to the administrators of justice in Iceland, written in the 18th cent.(?)

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MS. Boreal 24

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An exhortation by Thorstein Magnusson, addressed to the administrators of justice in Iceland, that they should be careful in allowing innovations (1654), with an Icelandic translation of Christian IV's preface to his Norwegian laws 1604 (fol. 31v). The transcript is stated to be by Jonas Martensson.

A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.

Dates

  • written in the 18th cent.(?)

Extent

36 Leaves

Language of Materials

Icelandic

Shelfmark

MS. Boreal 24

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 20665

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 3/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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