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A collection of about 72 Icelandic poems, copied by Finn Magnusson, written in the first quarter of the 19th cent. by Finn Magnusson

MS. Boreal 117

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Some of the poems are by:
  1. Jonas Thorlacsson
  2. Gunnar Pálsson
  3. Svenn Sölvason
  4. Hallgrim Pétursson
Some translations from English (Pope's Messiah, p. 202) and Latin poets.

Autograph of the translator.


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


276 pages

Language of Materials



MS. Boreal 117

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 20758

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


6 7/8 × 4 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom