Lives of the bishops of Iceland in the 16th cent., from A. Paalssyne to G. Thorlaksson, by Jon Egilsson, written in the 17th cent. (?)
At fol. 29 is a copy of a letter of Odd Gottskalksson to the Icelandic people about the Icelandic New Testament (first translated by him, and printed at Roskilde in Denmark by Hans Barth in 1540).
A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.
- Creation: written in the 17th cent. (?)
Language of Materials
- Multiple languages
MS. Boreal 54
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 20695
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'.
8 1/4 × 6 5/8 in.