Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 163 e fol.</title>
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                <authority>Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, København</authority>
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                        <repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
                        <idno>AM 163 e fol.</idno>
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                            <idno>AM 163 e fol. CU1</idno>
                        <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
                        <msItem n="1" defective="false" class="isl">
                            <locus from="1r" facs="#AM02-0163e-0001r" to="38v">1r-38v</locus>
                            <title type="uniform">Fóstbræðra saga</title>
                            <rubric>Sagan frá Þorgeiri Hávarðssyni og Þormóði
                            <incipit>Á dögum hins helga Ólafs konungs</incipit>
                            <explicit>og lýkur þar nú ævi Þormóðs með þeim atburðum sem nú eru
                                sagðir og endar hér þessa frásögu.</explicit>
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                                <supportDesc material="chart">								
                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="38"/> 
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="302"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="192"/> 
                                        <watermark ana="yes">The watermark is a coat of arms with an heraldic eagle
                                            (see also <ref>AM 164 b fol.</ref>).</watermark>
                                        Some details are: 
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>1</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>2</locus>: heraldic eagle (upside down)</item>
                                    <foliation ana="contemporary fol">There is contemporary foliation in brown ink in the top outer corners (222-259).</foliation>
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in red ink in the top margins (1-38).</foliation>
                                    <collation><p>There are six quires: <list> 
                                        <item n="1">I: Fols. 1-8 (1, 2, 3+8, 4+7, 5+6) (2 singletons, 3 bifolia) <note>The singletons 1 and 2 are
                                            now glued onto fol. 3. Originally, they formed the last two leaves in a quire of three bifolia together with the last
                                        four leaves in <ref>AM 164 b fol.</ref></note></item>
                                        <item n="2">II: Fols. 9-14 (9+14, 10+13, 11+12) (3 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item n="3">III: Fols. 15-20 (15+20, 16+19, 17+18) (3 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item n="4">IV: Fols. 21-26 (21+26, 22+25, 23+24) (3 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item n="5">V: Fols. 27-32 (27+32, 28+31, 29+30) (3 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item n="6">VI: Fols. 33-38 (33+38, 34+37, 35+36) (3 bifolia)</item>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on every page.</catchwords>
                                    <condition><p>There are many stains and repairs.</p> 
                                        <p>The margins have been trimmed causing damage to some of the marginal notes.</p>
                                    <p>The spine is in a bad condition.</p></condition> 
                                    <layout columns="1" writtenLines="34 48">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="9" atMost="12"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="270"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="167"/>
                                        <note>The margins on both sides are ruled with ink.</note>
                                        <note>The letter "V" in the margin indicates verses.</note>
                            <handDesc hands="1"> <!-- possibly more hands--> <!-- main hand different from AM 163 m fol.?  but same as in AM 297 b 4to--> 
                                <handNote scope="sole" script="kurrent" scribeRef="unknown">A few lines, e.g. on fols. 
                                    <locus from="12r" to="12r">12r</locus> and <locus from="9r" to="9r">9r</locus>
                                were written in hybrida script, but probably by the same scribe (see the insular f in both script types). Other parts, e.g. fols <locus from="28r" to="28r">28r</locus>,
                                show a narrower kurrent script and may be written by another scribe.</handNote>
                            <decoDesc> <decoNote type="initial">The initials are written in ink without much decoration. 
                                The main initial spans 3-4 lines and is somewhat decorated by means of additional loops and short strokes.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The rubric and first line of text are written in larger and more
                                    decorative chancery fractura script.</decoNote> 
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The text ends in the shape of half a diamond.</decoNote>
                            <decoNote type="paratext">The catchwords are decorated with two strokes forming an angle.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            <additions><p>There are marginal notes by the scribe on fol. <locus from="3r" facs="#AM02-0163e-0003r" to="3r"
                            <bindingDesc> <binding notBefore="1772" notAfter="1780" contemporary="false">
                                <p>The binding (<dimensions type="binding"
                                    is a plain cardboard binding. <!--possibly from ca. <date notBefore="1771" notAfter="1780">1771-1780</date>, i.e. the librarian 
                                    <name type="person" key="JenWeb001" role="librarian">Jens Jacob Weber</name>'s time. -->
                                    The title and shelfmark (including the letter) were written onto the front cover using dark ink,
                                    and there are two stickers on the spine, one for the shelfmark and
                                    one for the running number.
                                    The pastedown is made from blank paper.
                            <accMat>An <locus from="accMat01r" facs="#AM02-0163e-accMat01r"
                                to="accMat01v">AM-slip </locus> (<dimensions type="slip"
                                    ><height>147</height><width>100</width></dimensions>) is attached to fol.
                                <locus from="1r" facs="#AM02-0163e-0001r" to="1r">1r</locus>.
                                <name key="ArnMag001"
                                        type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> has written on it: <q
                                            type="AMSlip" xml:lang="is">ur bok er eg feck af Jone
                                            Thorlakssyne</q>. The verso-side of the slip shows traces of older writing.</accMat> 
                            <p>The codicological unit was written in <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>. 
                                Kålund dates it to the end of the <origDate notBefore="1651" notAfter="1700">seventeenth century</origDate> <bibl>
                                    <ref target="KKKat">Katalog I</ref>, <biblScope unit="page">128</biblScope></bibl>. </p>
                            <p><name key="ArnMag001"
                                type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> received the larger codex, of which this codicological unit was a part,
                                from <name key="JonTho012" type="person">Jón Þorláksson</name>, sýslumaður in Múlasýsla (see
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                                <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020163eCU1" passive="#JO020163" n="5"/>
                            </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
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                                <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020163eCU1" passive="#BS28" n="13"/>
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                            <bibl> Grönl. hist. M. II, 260.</bibl>
                                <bibl>Fóstbræðra saga. Björn K. Þórólfsson, ed. Köbenhavn: Samfund til udgivelse af gammel nordisk litteratur; 1925, 27. (S.T.U.A.G.N.L; 49)</bibl>
                               <bibl> AM 163: Slay, Desmond. The manuscripts of Hrólfs saga Kraka. Hafniæ: 1960. (Bibliotheca Arnamagnæana; 24).</bibl>
            <change type="handrit"><name type="person" key="ValHil001">VH</name> skráði handritið samkvæmt TEIP5 reglum
                <date notBefore="2008-12-17" notAfter="2008-12-17" >17. desember 2008</date></change>
            <change when="2014" who="#BS">Adopted from handrit.is and adjusted according to own standards.</change>
            <change when="2016" who="#BS">Checked.</change>
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