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Transcripts from the Hauks-bók, with some various readings, stated to be in the hand of Finn Magnusson, written in the first quarter of the 19th cent. by Finn Magnusson

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MS. Boreal 116

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Comprises:
  1. (p. 3) 'Merlinus-Spá', the prophecies of Merlin, from Geoffrey of Monmouth, translated into verse by Gunnlaug Leifsson. A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.
  2. (p. 53) 'Hugsvinns-mál.' A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.
  3. (p. 87) 'Lióð Ørvar-Odds ...'
  4. (p. 111) 'Vísur úr Søgubroti fra Starcade og Vicare ...'
  5. (p, 117) 'Visur úr Saugo Ketils Hængs.'
  6. (p. 125) 'Vísur úr Saugu Gríms Lodinkinna.'
  7. (p. 127) 'Úr Saugu Ørvar-Odds.'
  8. (p. 135) 'Úr gømlu Saugubroti frá Haralldi enum Hárfagra...' A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.
  9. (p. 140) 'KveÞi Gisla Surssonar.' A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.
  10. (p. 150) Verses supposed to have been found written on skins in North Iceland and to be of the time of Magnus IV, Lagabætir, king of Norway. A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.

Dates

  • written in the first quarter of the 19th cent. by Finn Magnusson

Extent

158 pages

Language of Materials

Icelandic

Shelfmark

MS. Boreal 116

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 20757

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

6 7/8 × 4 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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