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Hymns, divided into classes, composed by Magnus Petursson, written perhaps in the second half of the 17th cent.

MS. Boreal 112
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A few more with an alphabetical index were added on fols. 152-8 in 1773, cf. fols. 14-15.

On fol. 113 is a subscription 'MPS [conjoined as a monogram] P. M. Pria', which Magnusen takes as a proof that the book is the autograph of the author.

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


  • Creation: written perhaps in the second half of the 17th cent.


159 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 112

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 20753

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: binding, stamped leather on boards with clasp, contemporary


6 1/4 × 4 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom