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An Essay by Pál Jónsson (Vidalin) on some rare legal terms in Jónsbók, written in the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 147

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Followed in another hand (p. 10) by some 'Objectiones inanes' against the essay, stated to be by Eyjulf Jónsson: and in a third hand (p. 20) by 'Jóla = Tölur, authore domino Paulo B[iornsson] de Selardal'.

A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.


  • written in the 18th cent.


27 pages

Language of Materials



MS. Boreal 147

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 20788

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


8 × 6 3/8 in.

Repository Details

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