Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 99 fol.</title>
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                <authority>Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, København</authority>
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                        <repository ref="#AMDK">Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, Copenhagen</repository> 
                        <idno>AM 99 fol.</idno>
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                            <idno>AM 99 fol.</idno>
                            <msItem n="1">
                                <locus from="3r" to="47r">3r-47r</locus>
                                <author key="AbsPed001">Absalon Pedersen</author>
                                <title>Om Norges Rige</title>
                                <textLang mainLang="da">Danish</textLang>
                                <rubric>Om Norgis Riige</rubric>
                                <incipit>At skrifve retteligen oc Beskiedeligen noget vist om Norgis Rigis</incipit>
                                <explicit>Under kong Christian d<ex>en</ex> Tredie</explicit>
                                <colophon>Offuenskrefne Norgis Rigis korte beskrifuelse er forfatted
                                    Aar effter <ex>Chris</ex>ti Byrd <date when="1567">1567</date> og udi
                                    de effterfölgende, men nu paa ny Udskrefuet Anno Domini <date when="1701">1701</date> - </colophon>
                            <objectDesc form="codex">							
                                <supportDesc material="chart">								
                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="1"/>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="46">The AM-slip is marked as fol. 2.</num>
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="1"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="301"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="190"/>
                                        <watermark ana="yes"><p>There is a medium large grape watermark. In the centre, there are three lines of framed text 
                                            decorated with a pillar on each side. On top of the pillars and in the middle above the text, there are
                                            formations of grapes. The letters in the centre possibly read "R(or K?)/LENA(?)/BNE(?)".
                                            There is no countermark.</p>
                                            The details are:
                                                <item>Fol. 1: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 3: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 4: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 5: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 6: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 7: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 8: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 9: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 10: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 11: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 12: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 13: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 14: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 15: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 16: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 17: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 18: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 19: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 20: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 21: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 22: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 23: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 24: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 25: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 26: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 27: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 28: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 29: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 30: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 31: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 32: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 33: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 34: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 35: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 36: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 37: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 38: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 39: grape watermark (upside up)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 40: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 41: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 42: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 43: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 44: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 45: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 46: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 47: grape watermark (upside down)</item>
                                        <p>The flyleaves show chain-lines but no watermark.</p></watermark> 
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is red foliation in the top outer corners in the hand of
                                        <name type="person" key="KriKaa001">Kristian Kålund</name> (1-47), inlcuding the AM-slip (foliated as fol. 2).</foliation> 
                                    <foliation ana="pag contemporary">There is older pagination in brown ink (1-89).</foliation>
                                    <collation><p>There are four original quires: <list>
                                        <item>I: fols. 1-13 (1+13, 3+12, 4+11, 5+10, 6+9, 7+8) (6 bifolia) <note>The outer bifolium 1+13 has been repaired at the spine.
                                        </note>The AM-slip is marked as fol. 2.</item> 
                                        <item>II: fols. 14-25 (14+25, 15+24, 16+23, 17+22, 18+21, 19+20) (6 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>III: fols. 26-37 (26+37, 27+36, 28+35, 29+34, 30+33, 31+32) (6 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>IV: fols. 38-47 (38+47, 39+46, 40+45, 41+44, 42+43) (5 bifolia)</item>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords at the end of each quire, i.e. on fols. <locus>13v</locus>, <locus>25v</locus> and
                                            <locus>37v</locus>, but not fol. <locus>47v</locus>, which is blank.</catchwords> 
                                    <condition><p>The fore-edge of the leaves is untrimmed.</p>
                                    <p>There are a couple of stains on the paper, mostly in the margins.</p>
                                    <p>The ink has bled through the paper.</p></condition> 
                                    <!-- no red and blue colouring -->
                                    <layout columns="1 2" writtenLines="31 35">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="7" atMost="8"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="240"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="125"/>
                                        <note>Most of fol. <locus>47r</locus> and all of fol. <locus>47v</locus> are blank.</note>
                            <handDesc hands="1">
                                <handNote scribeRef="#AsgJon001" scope="sole" script="kurrent"/>
                            <decoDesc><decoNote type="initial">The initials are only slightly larger than the main text (1-2 lines) and are not decorated.</decoNote>
                            <decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics and first lines of a section are written slightly larger.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            <additions><p>There are a few notes by the scribe that form a second, smaller column.</p>
                            <p>There are marginal notes in <name type="person" key="ThoTor001">Torfæus</name>'s hand.</p>
                                <p>There are reddish-brown underlinings in the text.</p></additions>
                            <bindingDesc><binding><p>The current binding is a half binding with blank parchment  on the spine, which is from <name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name>'s time
                                (<date notBefore="1700" notAfter="1730">ca. 1700-1730</date>), and yellowish-brown marbled paper on the boards. The boards were formerly covered with
                                reused parchment leaves which were taken off in <date when="1911">1911</date> and replaced with the marbled paper.
                                The removed leaves are now part of <ref>AM Access. 7 e</ref> (Hs 122, fols. 4, 19, 24 and 57).</p></binding></bindingDesc>
                                <p>An <locus from="accMat01r" to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus> 
                                    (<dimensions type="slip" unit="mm"><height>150</height><width>100</width></dimensions>) 
                                    is glued onto fol. <locus>3r</locus>. (The slip is marked as fol. <locus>2</locus> by the red foliation).
                                    <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> has written on it:
                                    <q>fra Sal. Assessor Thormod Toruesens Enke 1720.</q>
                                <p>The codicological unit was probably written in <origPlace cert="high" key="NO">Norway</origPlace> in <origDate when="1701">1701</origDate>
                                        (see colophon).</p>
                                <p><name type="person" key="ArnMag001" role="owner">Árni Magnússon</name> bought the larger manuscript, of which this was a part, 
                                    in <date when="1720">1720</date> from <name type="person" role="owner" key="ThoTor001">Torfæus</name>'s widow
                                    <bibl>Finnur Jónsson 1930, <biblScope unit="volume">I.1</biblScope>:<biblScope unit="page">417</biblScope></bibl>. 
                                    <name type="person" role="owner" key="ThoTor001">Thormodus Torfæus</name>
                                    probably commissioned the manuscript, since it was written by his scribe <name type="person" key="AsgJon001">Ásgeir Jónsson</name>.</p>
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                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
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                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020099CU1" passive="#BS51" n="1"/> 
                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>BS</bibl><bibl>Kålund 1909, <biblScope unit="page">74-75</biblScope></bibl></listBibl>
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            <change type="handrit"></change>
            <change when="2015" who="#BS">Adopted from handrit.is and adjusted according to own standards.</change> 
            <change when="2016" who="#BS">Checked.</change> 

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