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'Davids Psalltare ...' Translated into Icelandic by Pál Biornsson, with a preface by Darius Jónsson dated 'Reykiadal 8 Dec., 1729.', written in the second quarter of the 18th cent. (?)

MS. Boreal 131
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A MS. that not yet been printed in 1832; autograph of the author. A probably unique MS.


  • written in the second quarter of the 18th cent. (?)


195 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 131

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 20772

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'.

Custodial History

Owned by Jón Jónsson in 1787.

Physical Facet

On paper


6 5/8 × 4 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom