Skip to main content

'Ferda Saga Olafs Eigilsson prest', written in about 1800 (?)

MS. Boreal 56
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request

He was seized by pirates and carried off to Algeria in 1627.

A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.


  • Creation: written in about 1800 (?)


14 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 56

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 20697

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


8 1/4 × 6 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom