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Icelandic verse, written in the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 104
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  1. (fol. 1) Cato's Disticha, translated into Icelandic verse by Jonas Biarnason
  2. (fol. 19) The Sayings of the Seven Wise Men of Greece, similarly translated
  3. (fol. 25v) Johannes Sulpicius's treatise de moribus servandis, similarly translated.
A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.


  • written in the 18th cent.


30 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 104

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 20745

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


7 1/4 × 4 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom