Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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				<title>AM 207 a fol.</title>

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				<msDesc xml:id="AM020207a" xml:lang="en">
						<repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
						<idno>AM 207 a fol.</idno>

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							<idno>AM 207 a fol. CU1</idno>

							<msItem n="1">
								<locus from="1r" to="11v">1r-11v</locus>
								<title type="uniform">Hungurvaka</title>
								<rubric>Hungr vaka</rubric>
								<incipit>Eirn litill bæklingr af fáum biscopum</incipit>
								<explicit><ex>og</ex> þolinmæði v<ex>ið</ex> ohlyðna m<ex>enn</ex> <ex>og</ex> ranglata.</explicit> 
								<finalRubric>Endir Hungrvoku.</finalRubric>
								<textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
							<msItem n="2">
								<locus from="12r" to="49v">12r-49v</locus>
								<author key="JonEgi003">Jón Egilsson</author>
								<title type="uniform">Biskupaannálar</title>
								<rubric>Biscopa annall Syra Ions Egilssonar</rubric>
									<incipit>Teitur het m<ex>aðr</ex> er Skalholt bygþi</incipit>
								<explicit>Sa v<ex>ar</ex> san<ex>n</ex>orðr er hana sa.</explicit>
								<textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>

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								<supportDesc material="chart">
										<num type="front-flyleaf" value="1"/>
										<num type="book-block" value="49"/>
										<num type="back-flyleaf" value="0"/>
										<dimensions type="leaf">
											<height unit="mm" quantity="314"/> 
											<width unit="mm" quantity="200"/>
										<watermark ana="yes">The watermark is a coat of arms of Amsterdam. A countermark is not visible.
											<p>The details are: 
												<item>Fol. 1: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 2: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 3: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 4: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 5: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 6: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 7: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 8: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 9: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 10: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 11: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 12: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 13: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 14: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 15: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 16: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 17: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 18: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 19: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 20: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 21: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 22: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 23: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 24: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 25: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 26: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 27: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 28: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 29: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 30: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 31: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 32: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 33: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 34: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 35: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 36: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 37: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 38: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 39: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 40: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 41: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 42: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 43: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 44: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 45: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 46: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 47: coat of arms</item>
													<item>Fol. 48: "blank"</item>
													<item>Fol. 49: coat of arms</item>
													<!-- one leaf missing -->
									<foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in black ink in the top outer corners (1-49).</foliation>
										<p>There are seven quires: <list>
												<item>I: fols. 1-8 (1+8, 2+7, 3+6, 4+5) (4 bifolia)</item> 
												<item>II: fols. 9-16 (9+16, 10+15, 11+14, 12+13) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>III: fols. 17-24 (17+24, 18+23, 19+22, 20+21) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>IV: fols. 25-30 (25+30, 26+29, 27+28) (3 bifolia)</item>
												<item>V: fols. 31-38 (31+38, 32+37, 33+36, 34+35) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VI: fols. 39-44 (39+44, 40+43, 41+42) (3 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VII: fols. 45-49 (45, 46+49, 47+48) (1 singleton, 2 bifolia) <note>This quire used to have one more leaf in the end.</note></item> 
										<signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
										<catchwords>There are catchwords on fols. 
										<locus>8v</locus> and <locus>16v</locus>.</catchwords>
									<condition><p>The paper is in good condition.</p>
										<p>The ink is slightly bleeding through the paper.</p>
										<p>There are very few stains on the paper.</p>
									<p>All edges, but mostly the top edge, have darkened.</p>
									<p>There are two vertical folding lines marking the text area.</p></condition> 
									<layout columns="1" writtenLines="33 34">
										<num type="wpl" atLeast="10" atMost="12"/>
										<dimensions type="written">
											<height unit="mm" quantity="275"/>
											<width unit="mm" quantity="140"/>
										<note>Verses were written separately.</note>

							<handDesc hands="1">
								<handNote scribeRef="#AsgJon001" scope="sole" script="chancery"/>

							<decoDesc><decoNote type="frieze">At the end of the text on fol. <locus>49v</locus>,
							there is a small tailpiece resembling an infinity sign with an additional bow.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="other">On the front and bottom edge, yellowish-brown and partly red colouring is visible.</decoNote></decoDesc>
							<p>There are many additions in the margins, some of them by the scribe, others by
							<name type="person" key="ThoTor001">Torfæus</name>.</p>
							<p>Many words and sentences are underlined using reddish-brown crayon.</p></additions>
								<p>The manuscript is bound in a half binding with parchment on the spine and
									brown and yellow marbled paper on cardboard boards. Before, the boards were covered by 
									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 reused parchment leaves are now stored 
									in <ref>AM Access. 7</ref> (Hs 65 and 67).</p> 

								<p>An <locus from="accMat01r" to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus>
										(<dimensions type="slip" unit="mm"><height>195</height><width>162</width></dimensions>) 
									is attached onto the front flyleaf. <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni
										Magnússon</name> has written on it: <q>Hungrvaka. <p>Biskupa Annall Sira Jons
											Eigilssonar.</p> <p>Epter Exemplari chartaceo parum accurate scripto.</p> <p>Stod
											framan ä bokinni med hendi Asgeirs Jonssonar.</p> <p>Ur Num<ex>ero</ex> 12.</p> fra
											sal<ex>ugum</ex> Assessor Thormod Toruesens enke 1720.</q> 

								<p>The codicological unit 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>
								<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 period="t1">
									<relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020207aCU1" passive="#JO020207" n="1"/>
								</listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
								<listRelation period="t2">
									<relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020207aCU1" passive="#BS41" n="2"/>
								</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


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