Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 163 n 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 n fol.</idno>
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                            <idno>AM 163 n fol. CU1</idno>
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                        <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
                        <msItem n="1" class="isl islt" defective="true">
                            <locus from="1v" facs="#AM02-0163n-0001v" to="12r:12">1v-12r</locus> <locus from="16r:13" to="16r:28">16r</locus>
                            <title type="uniform">Kjalnesinga saga</title>
                            <rubric>Sagan<ex>n</ex> af Búa Esjufóstra.</rubric>
                            <incipit>Helgi bjóla son Ketils Flatnefs nam Kjalarnes á millum Botnsár
                                og Leirvogsár</incipit>
                            <explicit>Frá Búa Andríðarsyni er komin mikil ætt.</explicit>
                            <finalRubric>Og ljúkum vér hér sögu Kjalnesinga.</finalRubric>
                            <note><title type="uniform">Jökuls þáttur
                                        Búasonar</title> is incorporated into the saga which continues on fol. <locus>16r</locus>.
                            </note>
                            <note>Fol. <locus from="1r" facs="#AM02-0163n-0001r" to="1r">1r
                            </locus> is blank. </note>
                        </msItem>
                        <msItem n="2">
                            <locus from="12v:12" to="16r:12">12v-16r</locus>
                            <title type="uniform">Jökuls þáttur Búasonar</title> 
                            <rubric> [Added in the margin:] Hier biri<ex>ar</ex> af Jökle ad segia</rubric>
                            <incipit>Þar var madur er Jökull h<ex>et</ex></incipit>
                            <explicit>töku þaug Kongdöm epter han<ex>n</ex> of riked</explicit>
                            <finalRubric>og lykur þar frä honum ad seigia.</finalRubric>
                            <note>The saga is transcribed as a part of <title type="uniform">Kjalnesinga saga</title>.</note>
                            <note>Fol. <locus from="16v" facs="#AM02-0163n-0016v" to="16v"
                                >16v</locus> is blank.</note>
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                                    <support>
                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="1">The flyleaf shows traces of being folded the other way around. 
                                            The bifolium of the flyleaf and the first leaf may have been around all other quires.</num>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="16"/>
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="1"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="303"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="193"/>
                                        </dimensions>
                                    <watermark ana="yes"><p>There are two different watermarks in the old text block: A coat of arms with a crown on top and 
                                        a coat of arms with an heraldic eagle.</p>
                                               The details are: 
                                           <list> <item>Fol. <locus>2</locus>: coat of arms with crown, upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>3</locus>: coat of arms countermark</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>4</locus>: heraldic eagle upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>5</locus>: heraldic eagle countermark</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>6</locus>: coat of arms with crown, upside up</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>7</locus>: coat of arms countermark</item>
                                               </list><list>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>8</locus>: heraldic eagle countermark</item>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>9</locus>: heraldic eagle countermark</item>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>10</locus>: heraldic eagle countermark</item>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>11</locus>: heraldic eagle</item>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>12</locus>: heraldic eagle</item>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>13</locus>: heraldic eagle</item>
                                               </list><list>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>14</locus>: heraldic eagle upside down</item>
                                               <item>Fol. <locus>15</locus>: heraldic eagle countermark</item></list>
                                            
                                        <p>The added first bifolium (front flyleaf+1) shows a coat of arms of Amsterdam (possibly "TI" underneath) and the countermark "ICD". The watermark in the 
                                            other bifolium
                                        (16+back flyleaf) is a round coat of arms with a lion inside and the countermark "HP".</p></watermark>
                                    </support>
                                    <foliation ana="contemporary fol">There is contemporary foliation in dark ink in the top outer corner of fol. <locus from="2r"
                                        facs="#AM02-0163n-0002r" to="2r">2r</locus>
                                        (332) and according to this old foliation the number 346 was added later in
                                        parentheses in the top outer corner of <locus from="16r" facs="#AM02-0163n-0016r"
                                            to="16r">16r</locus>, which is an additional leaf. The original foliation  stops with the number
                                        345 on fol. <locus from="15r" to="15r">15r</locus>.</foliation> 
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in red ink in the top margins or top outer corners (1-16).</foliation>
                                    <collation><p>There are four quires:
                                        <list><item n="1">I: [flyleaf]-1 ([flyleaf]+1) (1 bifolium)</item> 
                                            <item n="2">II: Fols. 2-7 (2+7, 3+6, 4+5) (3 bifolia) <note>This is an original quire.</note></item>
                                            <item n="3">III: Fols. 8-13 (8+13, 9+12, 10+11) (3 bifolia) <note>This is an original quire.</note></item>
                                            <item n="4">IV: Fols. 14-[flyleaf] (14, 15, 16+[flyleaf]) (2 singletons, 1 added bifolium) <note>The two singletons 
                                                originally formed a quire together with the first four leaves in <ref>AM 297 b 4to</ref>.</note></item>
                                        </list>
                                    </p>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on every page.</catchwords> 
                                    </collation>
                                    <condition>Average</condition>
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                                <layoutDesc>
                                    <layout columns="1" writtenLines="40 42">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="10" atMost="13"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="270"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="163"/>
                                        </dimensions>
                                       
                                        <note>The margins on both sides are ruled in ink.</note>
                                    </layout>
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                            </objectDesc>
                            
                            <handDesc hands="2"> <!-- according to handrit.is --> <!-- script slightly different from AM 181 i fol. etc. but not all that much. 
                                Closer to AM 181i fol. than AM 163 e fol. -->
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="major" script="kurrent">The script and size varies slightly. </handNote>     
                                
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="minor" script="fractura">Ca. 12 lines on fol. <locus from="12v"
                                    facs="#AM02-0163n-0012v" to="12v">12v</locus> are possibly written by a different hand (or at least in a different script) <bibl>see handrit.is</bibl>.</handNote> 
                            </handDesc>
                            
                            <decoDesc>
                            <decoNote type="initial">The initials of new chapters are somewhat larger than the rest of the text (1-2 lines) and are decorated
                                by means of additional lines and squiggles.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The catchwords are decorated with two plain strokes forming an angle.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            
                            <additions><p>In the margin of fol. <locus from="12v"
                                facs="#AM02-0163n-0012v" to="12v">12v</locus> is written:
                                <q>Hér byrjar af Jökli að segja</q></p>
                                <p>Fols. <locus from="1r" facs="#AM02-0163n-0001v" to="1v">1</locus> and <locus from="16r"
                                        facs="#AM02-0163n-0016r" to="16v">16</locus> together with the flyleaves were added later, i.e. after the manuscript was separated into smaller units.
                                   The text parts they contain are transcriptions of the beginning and ending of the text. They are 
                                         written by <name key="ThoTho003" type="person">Þórður
                                            Þórðarson</name> on behalf of <name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name>.
                                   <!-- BS: the script is identical to the script on the added leaf in <ref>AM 163 m fol.</ref>, which Kålund (1889-1894: 2, <biblScope unit="page">130</biblScope>) identifies as
                                           <name key="ThoTho003" type="person">Þórður
                                               Þórðarson</name>'s hand.--></p>
                              
                            <p>There are a few marks in the margin.</p>
                                <p>On fol. <locus from="1v" to="1v">1v</locus>, <name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name> has made a correction to the transcription.</p></additions>
                            <bindingDesc><binding>
                                <p>The manuscript is bound in a grey cardboard binding (<dimensions type="binding"
                                    unit="mm"><height>308</height><width>202</width><depth>6</depth></dimensions>) from ca. 
                                    <date notBefore="1771" notAfter="1780">1771-1780</date> in the typical manner of 
                                    <name type="person" key="JenWeb001" role="librarian">Jens Jacob Weber</name>'s time. 
                                    The title and shelfmark (including the number) are written onto the front cover and there are two stickers on the spine
                                    for the shelfmark and the running number.
                                    The pastedown is made from printed material.</p></binding>
                            </bindingDesc>
                            <accMat><p>An <locus from="accMat01r" facs="#AM02-0163n-accMat01r"
                                to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus> (<dimensions type="slip"
                                    unit="mm"
                                    ><height>101</height><width>106</width></dimensions>)
                                written by <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni
                                    Magnússon</name> is bound in front of the manuscript. 
                                It reads: <q>ur bok Jöns
                                Þorlakssonar Er afleitlega raung</q>.</p> 
                                <p>The verso-side contains some text in the hand of <name key="ThoTho003" type="person">Þórður
                                    Þórðarson</name> <bibl>BS</bibl>, which hints at the fact that it may be
                                a piece of a leaf that contained a transcribed beginning or ending of a text in 
                                a manuscript to be dismembered. <q><gap/>rkars ens digra faud<gap/>de hun þau
                                vera ákaf<gap/> uppteken<ex>n</ex> bein þör<gap/>modur Snorra G. hun <gap/> sagde Gudny
                                þau lyt<gap/> o<ex>c</ex> suo suort sem snyd<gap/> þau beyn grafin<ex>n</ex> þar <gap/>ur
                                    kyrckian<ex>n</ex>. Nu lyk<gap/> <gap/>rnesingia Eyrbyggia</q>.</p></accMat>
                        </physDesc>
                        
                      
                    <history><origin>
                        <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">130</biblScope></bibl>.
                         </p>
                        </origin>
                        <provenance><p><name key="ArnMag001"
                            type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> received the codex, of which the codicological unit was a part,
                            from <name key="JonTho012"
                                type="person">Jón Þorláksson</name>, sýslumaður in Múlasýsla (see AM-slip).</p>
                        
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                            <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020163nCU1" passive="#AM020163n" n="1"/>
                        </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>BS</bibl></listBibl> 
                        <listRelation period="t1">
                            <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020163nCU1" passive="#JO020163" n="18"/> 
                        </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
                        <listRelation period="t2">
                            <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020163nCU1" passive="#BS28" n="16"/> 
                        </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>BS</bibl></listBibl> 
                        <listRelation period="t3">
                            <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020163nCU1" passive="#Ms28b" n="5"/> 
                        </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>BS</bibl></listBibl> 
                        </provenance>
                       
                    </history>
                   <additional>
                        <listBibl>
                            <bibl>Slay, Desmond. The manuscripts of Hrólfs saga Kraka. Hafniæ: 1960. (Bibliotheca Arnamagnæana; 24).</bibl>
                        </listBibl>
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            <change type="handrit"><name type="person" key="ValHil001">VH</name> skráði handritið
                samkvæmt TEIP5 reglum <date notBefore="2009-01-02" notAfter="2009-01-05">2. og 5. janúar 2009</date>;
                lagfærði í <date when="2010-11">nóvember 2010</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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