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Life of Luther in Danish, part 2

 Single Item
MS. Add. C. 174
Held at the Weston Library

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'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


522 pages

Language of Materials

  • Danish

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 174, pp. 1-2]

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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.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 3/8 × 8 1/8 in.

Genre / Form


Life of Luther in Danish, part 2
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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