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Miscellanies, written in the 18th cent.

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MS. Boreal 95

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1v) List of parishes in the diocese of Skalholt in 1709, with the salaries of the priests
  2. (fols. 1, 6v) Calendarial and astronomical notes
  3. (fol. 18) Parts of two epitomes of universal history, imperfect: fols. 25-39 are pp. 47-76 of a longer treatise
  4. (fol. 40) Hebrew names in the Bible, with their meaning
  5. (fol. 52) An epitome of geography, from Johann Huebner's work.
A MS. that not yet been printed in 1832; autograph of the author. A probably unique MS.

Dates

  • written in the 18th cent.

Extent

61 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic

Shelfmark

MS. Boreal 95

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 20736

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

5 5/8 × 3 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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