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'... Psalmar ...', hymns and religious poems, with a few prose pieces, written in 1772 at Skalholt

MS. Boreal 115
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Some of the hymns are acrostic, as on fols. 19, 23.

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


  • written in 1772 at Skalholt


76 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 115

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 20756

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: leather sides with coloured panels, contemporary


6 3/4 × 4 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom