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Notes on Sagas, written in the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 46
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  1. (p. 2) notes on the 'Eirbiggia Saga'
  2. (p. 12) notes on the Laxdæla Saga
  3. (p. 20) notes on the Grettis Saga
  4. (p. 31) notes on the Kormaks Saga.

In Danish: stated to be by and in the hand of bp. Finn Jónsson.

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


  • Creation: written in the 18th cent.


37 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Danish


MS. Boreal 46

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 20687

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


7 7/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom