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Miscellaneous pieces relating to Iceland, written in various hands chiefly of the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 135
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  1. (fol. 3, etc.) a poetical life of Bertram and other poems by Gudmund Bergthorsson
  2. (fol. 136v) notes about Iceland and Icelanders, 'Rymur af Ambrotio & Rosymunda'.

A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.


  • Creation: written in various hands chiefly of the 18th cent.


176 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 135

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 20776

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

Part was owned by 'P. Magnusson' in 1783 (fol. 43).

Physical Facet

On paper


6 3/4 × 4 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom