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'Qvæde um ... Olaf Gunlaugsson', a poem in 60 stanzas, written in 1764 by Gunlog Sigurdsson

MS. Boreal 80
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Dated '1764. G[unlog] S[igurds] S[on].' On fol. 7 is some account of Olaf, stated to be by Biorn Halldorsson.

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


  • Creation: written in 1764 by Gunlog Sigurdsson


9 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 80

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 20721

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 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom