Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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				<title>AM 142 fol.</title>
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						<repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum,
							Reykjavík</repository>
						<idno>AM 142 fol.</idno>
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									<num type="front-flyleaf" value="1"/>
									<num type="book-block" value="64"/>
									<num type="back-flyleaf" value="1"/>
									<dimensions type="leaf">
										<height unit="mm" quantity="313"/> 
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								<p>The manuscript is bound in a half binding with parchment on the spine and
									brown and yellow marbled paper on wooden boards. Underneath the pastedown, printed material can be made out.
									Before, the boards were covered with
									reused parchment leaves from a Latin ecclesiastical manuscript <bibl>
										<ref target="KKKat">Katalog I</ref>, 
										<biblScope unit="page">101</biblScope></bibl>. Those leaves were
									taken off under <name type="person" key="KriKaa001">Kristian Kålund</name> and replaced with 
									the marbled paper. The parchment leaves are now stored 
									in <ref>AM Access. 7</ref> (Hs 122).</p>
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						<accMat>
							<p>An <locus from="accMat01r" to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus>
								(<dimensions type="slip" unit="mm"
									><height>165</height><width>180</width></dimensions>) 
								is attached to the recto-side of the first front flyleaf. <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni
									Magnússon</name> has written on it: <q>Saga
										Þorgeirs og Þormodar Kolbrun<ex>ar</ex>skallds. 
										<p>Fragment Sỏgu Þorsteins
										Sidu=Hallz sonar.</p> 
										<p>Epter membranâ Regia in 4to.</p> 
										<p>Stöd framan ä
										bokinni med hende Asgeirs Jons sonar.</p> 
										<p>Ur Num. 12.</p>
										Fra Sal. Assessor Thormod Torueses Enke 1720.</q> 
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							<msItem n="1" class="isl">
								<locus from="1r" facs="#AM02-0142-0001r" to="54r">1r-54r</locus>
								<title type="uniform">Fóstbræðra saga</title>
								<rubric>Saga fra Þorgeiri <ex>og</ex> Þormoðe Kolbrun<ex>ar</ex>skalde</rubric>
								<incipit>Á daugu<ex>m</ex> hins helga Ol<ex>afs</ex> k<ex>onung</ex>s</incipit>
								<explicit>svo m<ex>un</ex>di skaldit vilia q<ex>veði</ex>þ hafa.</explicit>
								<finalRubric>nú likur h<ex>er</ex> æfi Þormoðs með þ<ex>essu</ex>m atburðu<ex>m</ex> sem nu
									v<ex>oru</ex> sagðir.</finalRubric>
								<note>Fols. <locus>54v-56v</locus> are blank.</note>
								<listBibl>
									<bibl><ref type="primary-2">Fóstbræðra saga</ref> 1822.</bibl>
									<bibl><ref type="primary-2" target="IF6">ÍF</ref><biblScope
											unit="volume">VI</biblScope>.</bibl>
								</listBibl>
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										<watermark ana="yes">The watermark is a large coat of arms of Amsterdam with the letters "AJ" underneath. The countermark consists of two letters ("DI"?).<p>
											The details are: 
												<list>
													<item>Fol. 1: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 1: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 3: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 4: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 5: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 6: "blank"</item>
												</list>
											<list>
												<item>Fol. 7: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 8: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 9: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 10: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 11: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 12: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 13: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 14: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 15: coat of arms</item>
											</list>
											<list>
												<item>Fol. 16: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 17: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 18: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 19: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 20: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 21: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 22: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 23: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 24: letters</item>
											</list>
											<list>
												<item>Fol. 25: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 26: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 27: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 28: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 29: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 30: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 31: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 32: letters</item>
											</list>
											<list>
												<item>Fol. 33: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 34: "blank"</item>
												<item>Fol. 35: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 36: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 37: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 38: letters</item>
											</list>
											<list>
												<item>Fol. 39: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 40: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 41: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 42: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 43: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 44: letters</item>
											</list>
											<list>
												<item>Fol. 45: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 46: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 47: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 48: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 49: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 50: letters</item>
											</list>
											<list>
												<item>Fol. 51: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 52: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 53: letters</item>
												<item>Fol. 54: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 55: coat of arms</item>
												<item>Fol. 56: coat of arms</item>
											</list>
											</p>
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									<foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in red ink in the bottom right-hand corners (1-54).</foliation>
									<foliation ana="contemporary pag">There is contemporary pagination in brown ink in the top outer corners
										of the first three pages (1-3). A different hand has added the missing pagination (4-108) in reddish-brown crayon.</foliation> 
									<collation>
										<p>There are eight quires: <list>
												<item>I: fols. 1-6 (1+6, 2+5, 3+4) (3 bifolia)</item>
											<item>II: fols. 7-15 (7+14, 8+13, 9+12, 11+10, 15) (4 bifolia, 1 singleton) <note>Fol. 15 attached to the quire, possibly
												from the beginning.</note></item>
											<item>III: fols. 16-24 (16, 17+24, 18+23, 19+22, 20+21) (1 singletons, 4 bifolia) <note>Fol. 16 is attached to the quire, possibly 
											from the beginning.</note></item> 
												<item>IV: fols. 25-32 (25+32, 26+31, 27+30, 28+29) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>V: fols. 33-38 (33+38, 34+37, 35+36) (3 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VI: fols. 39-44 (39+44, 40+43, 41+42) (3 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VII: fols. 45-50 (45+50, 46+49, 47+48) (3 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VIII: fols. 51-56 (51+56, 52+55, 53+54) (3 bifolia)</item>
											</list>
										</p>
										<signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
										<catchwords>There are no catchwords.</catchwords>
									</collation>
									<condition><p>The ink is bleeding through the paper (especially in the first part of the manuscript).</p>
										
										<p>The leaves are relatively clean, but have darkened here and there, especially at quire boundaries.</p>
										<p>There are some stains, partly from water, partly ink.</p>
										<p>The top edge is slightly darker than the other edges.</p>
										<p>There are two vertical folding lines marking the written area.</p>
									</condition>
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								<layoutDesc>
									<layout columns="1" writtenLines="27 28">
										<num type="wpl" atLeast="8" atMost="10"/>
										<dimensions type="written">
											<height unit="mm" atLeast="250" atMost="260"/>
											<width unit="mm" quantity="140"/>
										</dimensions>
										<note>Verses are written on separate lines.</note>
									</layout>
								</layoutDesc>
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							<handDesc hands="1">
								<handNote scribeRef="#AsgJon001" scope="sole" script="chancery"/> 
							</handDesc>

							<decoDesc>
								<decoNote type="initial">Initials are written slightly larger (1-2 lines),
									but are not decorated.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="other">The edges are coloured with bright red ink and yellowish-brown colour. 
									<note>The colouring is also visible on the flyleaves and pastedown.</note></decoNote>
									</decoDesc>
							<additions><p>There are marginal additions in the hand of the scribe.</p>
								<p>Many words and sentences are underlined using reddish-brown crayon. <note>The same crayon was used to add the pagination.</note></p>
								<p>A different hand has added small crosses and marks in the text and the margins using black ink.</p></additions>
							

						
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						<history>
							<origin>
								<p>The manuscript part was written in <origPlace key="NO">Norway</origPlace>,
									where <name type="person" key="ThoTor001" role="commissioner">Torfæus</name> had it written 
									by his scribe <name type="person" key="AsgJon001">Ásgeir Jónsson</name> at some point 
									between <origDate notBefore="1690" notAfter="1697">1690-1697</origDate>
									<bibl>Már Jónsson 2009, <biblScope unit="page">285</biblScope></bibl>.</p>
							</origin>
							<provenance>
								<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>.</p>
								
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								</listRelation><listBibl><bibl>BS</bibl></listBibl> 
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									<relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020142CU1" passive="#JO020142" n="1"/>
								</listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
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									<relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020142CU1" passive="#BS41" n="3"/>
								</listRelation><listBibl><bibl>Kålund 1909, <biblScope unit="page">70</biblScope></bibl></listBibl> 
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							<idno>AM 142 fol. CU2</idno>
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							<msItem n="2" class="isl">
								<locus from="57r" facs="#AM02-0142-0057r" to="64v">57r-64v</locus>
								<title type="uniform">Þorsteins saga Síðu-Hallssonar</title>
								<rubric>Fragment Saugu Þorsteins Siþu Hallz sonar</rubric>
								<incipit>hverfingun<ex>n</ex>i <ex>og</ex> v<ex>oru</ex> þau drepin<ex>n</ex> bæþi.
									Þ<ex>et</ex>ta sum<ex>ar</ex> ætlaði Þorstein<ex>n</ex> utan<ex>n</ex></incipit>
								<explicit>Þordisi d<ex>ottur</ex> SiþuHallz atti Þorðr Halldorsson or
									forsar scogu<ex>m</ex></explicit>
								<finalRubric><ex>og</ex> likr svo þessi saugu e<ex>r</ex> fra Þorsteini er
									saugð.</finalRubric>
								<note>The lower half of fol. <locus>64v is blank.</locus></note>
								<listBibl><bibl><ref type="primary-1">Analecta Norrœna</ref> 1859<biblScope
										unit="page">169-186</biblScope>.</bibl>
								<bibl><ref type="primary-1">Fire og fyrretyve Prøver</ref>
										1860<biblScope unit="page">42-58</biblScope>.</bibl>
								<bibl><ref type="primary-2" target="IF11">ÍF</ref><biblScope
										unit="volume">XI</biblScope>.</bibl></listBibl>
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									<support>
										<num type="book-block" value="8"/>
										<watermark ana="yes">The watermark is a large coat of arms of Amsterdam with the letters "AJ" underneath. 
											The countermark consists mostly of two letters ("DI"?).<p>
											The details are: 
												<list>
													<item>Fol. 57: "DI"</item>
													<item>Fol. 58: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 59: (different letters)</item>
													<item>Fol. 60: "DI"</item>
													<item>Fol. 61: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 62: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 63: "DI"</item>
													<item>Fol. 64: coat of arms</item>
												</list>
											</p>
										</watermark>
									</support>
									<foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in red ink in the bottom right-hand corners (57-64).</foliation>
									<foliation ana="contemporary pag">There is contemporary pagination in brown ink in the top outer corners (1-16).</foliation> 
									<collation>
										<p>There is one quire: <list>
											<item>IX: fols. 57-64 (57+64, 58+63, 59+62, 60+61) (4 bifolia)</item>
										</list>
										</p>
										<signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
										<catchwords>There are no catchwords.</catchwords>
									</collation>
									<condition>
										<p>The ink is bleeding through the paper (especially in the first part of the manuscript).</p>
										
										<p>The leaves are relatively clean, but have darkened here and there, especially at quire boundaries.</p>
										<p>There are some stains, partly from water, partly ink.</p>
										<p>The top edge is slightly darker than the other edges.</p>
										<p>There are two vertical folding lines marking the written area.</p>
									</condition>
								</supportDesc>
								<layoutDesc>
									<layout columns="1" writtenLines="27 28">
										<num type="wpl" atLeast="8" atMost="10"/>
										<dimensions type="written">
											<height unit="mm" atLeast="250" atMost="260"/>
											<width unit="mm" quantity="140"/>
										</dimensions>
									</layout>
								</layoutDesc>
							</objectDesc>
							
							<handDesc hands="1">
								<handNote scribeRef="#AsgJon001" scope="sole" script="chancery"/> 
							</handDesc>
							
							<decoDesc>
								<decoNote type="initial">Initials are written slightly larger (1-2 lines), but are not decorated.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="frieze">There is a small tailpiece at the end of the second text (fol. <locus>64v)</locus>. It has the shape of an infinity-sign
									with some extra bows.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="other">The edges are coloured with bright red ink and yellowish-brown colour. 
									<note>The colouring is also visible on the flyleaves and pastedown.</note></decoNote>
							</decoDesc>
							<additions>
								<p>On fol. <locus>61v</locus>, there is a marginal addition in the hand of the scribe.</p>
							</additions>
							
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						<history>
							<origin>
								<p>The manuscript part was written in <origPlace key="NO">Norway</origPlace>,
									where <name type="person" key="ThoTor001" role="commissioner">Torfæus</name> had it written 
									by his scribe <name type="person" key="AsgJon001">Ásgeir Jónsson</name> at some point 
									between <origDate notBefore="1690" notAfter="1697">1690-1697</origDate>
									<bibl>Már Jónsson 2009, <biblScope unit="page">285</biblScope></bibl>.</p>
							</origin>
							<provenance>
								<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>.</p>
								
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									<relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020142CU2" passive="#JO020142" n="2"/>
								</listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl>
								<listRelation period="t2">
									<relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020142CU2" passive="#BS41" n="4"/>
								</listRelation><listBibl><bibl>Kålund 1909, <biblScope unit="page">70</biblScope></bibl></listBibl> 
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			<change type="handrit"><name type="person" key="ValHil001">VH</name> lagfærði í
				<date when="2010-11">nóvember 2010</date>.
			</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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