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'Fra-Saga, af einum manne i Sudur-Eyum byrir austan, sem het Arne, anno 1743', a story relating how Arna was led to the home of the Elves, etc., written in about 1800 (?)

MS. Boreal 57
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request

A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.


  • Creation: written in about 1800 (?)


13 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 57

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 20698

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 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom