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A Latin elegiac poem entitled 'Chrysoris sive Gullbringa', an encomium of the district of Gullbringa in South Iceland, by and in the hand of Jón Thorkilsson, written in the first half of the 18th cent. by J. Thorkilsson

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MS. Boreal 85

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With Latin notes by the author.

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

Dates

  • written in the first half of the 18th cent. by J. Thorkilsson

Extent

31 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Boreal 85

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 20726

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

Dimensions

8 3/8 × 6 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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