Life of Luther in Danish, part 2
'Saga Lutherii, 2 partur', the second part of the translation of Seckerdorf's Life of Luther made by the priest Eyjolf of Vollum (d. 1746), perhaps, as a note on p. iii by Gudbrand Vigfusson suggests, in the hand of the translator. This volume contains Luther's life from 1531 to his death.
- Creation: written in the 18th century
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 174, pp. 1-2]
MS. Add. C. 174
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18865
Life of Luther in Danish, part 2, written in the 18th century.
Biographical / Historical
Eyjólfur Jónsson (1670-1745) was a priest and chronicler.
Guðbrandur Vigfússon (1827-1889) was a philologist and folklorist.
Veit Ludwig von Seckendorf (1626–1692) was a statesman and scholar.
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. V, no. 29184.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought from F. Madan on Dec. 21, 1880, for 10s.
12 3/8 × 8 1/8 in.
- Life of Luther in Danish, part 2
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