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'Psalma Book Islendsk med morgum Andlegum Psalmum christelegum Lofsong ... nu ad nyu saman skrifud af s. Jone Torfasyne ... anno m.dc. Lxiv': a collection of psalms, canticles and hymns, written in 1664 by Jón Torfason

MS. Boreal 77
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Divided into classes, a few with music.

Fol. 175 and the indexes of first lines and subjects which follow are stated to be in the hand of Eggert Olafsson (d. 1768).

Autograph of the translator.


  • Creation: written in 1664 by Jón Torfason


184 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 77

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 20718

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, in 18th cent. Danish (?) binding, parchment on boards, with clasps


8 1/4 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom