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'Mál-Runer ...', an explanation of the meaning of Runes as used to signify words, not merely letters, written in the 18th and first half of the 19th cent. (?)

MS. Boreal 93
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(fol. 10) followed in a different hand (of the 18th cent. ?) by some magical figures and formulae.

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


  • Creation: written in the 18th and first half of the 19th cent. (?)


14 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 93

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 20734

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


6 3/4 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom