Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 212 fol.</title>
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                <authority>Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, København</authority>
                <msDesc xml:id="AM020212" xml:lang="en"> 
                        <repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
                        <idno>AM 212 fol.</idno>
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                            <idno>AM 212 fol. CU1</idno>
                        <msItem n="1" defective="true" class="samt">
                            <locus from="1r" to="13v">1r-13v</locus>
                            <title type="uniform">Arons saga Hjörleifssonar</title>
                            <note>There are several lacunae in the text due to missing leaves.</note> 
                            <note>Most of fols. <locus from="3r" to="3v">3</locus> and 
                                <locus from="8r" to="8v">8</locus> are left blank to indicate lacunae in the exemplar.</note>
                            <rubric>ARONS SAGHA Hiorleiffssonar</rubric>
                            <incipit>Þad er upphaf af þ<ex>es</ex>sare Sogu ath Sverer</incipit>
                            <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
                            <objectDesc form="codex">							
                                <supportDesc material="chart">								
                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="1"/>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="13"/> 
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="1"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="293"/> 
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="193"/>
                                        <watermark ana="yes"><p>The watermark in the text block is an anchor.</p>
                                            <p>On the flyleaves, there is a large coat of arms of Amsterdam watermark.</p>
                                            the details are:
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>1</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>2</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>3</locus>: anchor (up-side down)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>4</locus>: anchor (up-side down)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>5</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>6</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>7</locus>: anchor (up-side up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>8</locus>: anchor (up-side up)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>9</locus>: anchor (up-side down)</item>
                                                <!-- missing leaves foliated as 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133 -->
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>10</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>11</locus>: anchor (up-side down)</item>
                                                <!-- missing leaves foliated as 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141 -->
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>12</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>13</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                    <foliation ana="contemporary fol">There are remnants of contemporary foliation in dark ink in the top outer corners: 118-125 (<locus from="1r" to="8r">1r-8r</locus>), 
                                        127 (<locus from="9r" to="9v">9r</locus>), 134-135 (<locus from="10r" to="11r">10r-11r</locus> 
                                        and 142-143 (<locus from="12r" to="13r">12r-13r</locus>). This foliation has been erased.</foliation> 
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">A later hand has added some of the former foliation again (also in ink in the 
                                        top outer corners), this time in parentheses: (118)-(123) and (127).</foliation>
                                    <collation><p>There are three quires: <list>
                                        <item>I: fols. 1-8 (1+8, 2+7, 3+6, 4+5) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>II: fols. 9-10 (9+10) (1 bifolium) <note>In the middle of this quire 3 bifolia are missing.</note></item>
                                        <item>III: fols. 11-13 (11+12, 13) (1 bifolium, 1 singleton) 
                                            <note>In the middle of this quire 3 bifolia are missing. Fol. 13 was added to the end of the quire.</note></item>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on the verso-sides of the leaves that used to be the end of a quire: fols. <locus from="8v" to="8v">8v</locus>, 
                                            <locus from="10v" to="10v">10v</locus> and <locus from="12v" to="12v">12v</locus>.</catchwords>
                                    <condition><p>A total of 12 leaves have been lost: 6 in between fols. <locus from="9v" to="10r">9v and 10r</locus> and 6 in between 
                                        fols. <locus from="11v" to="12r">11v and 12r</locus>.</p>
                                    <p>The leaves are rather dark from stains, especially fols. <locus>1r</locus>, <locus>9r</locus> and <locus>10v-11r</locus>.
                                    Moreover, the margins and edges of most leaves are darker than the rest of the page.</p>
                                    <p>The fore-edge of fol. <locus>13</locus> is partially untrimmed.</p></condition>
                                    <layout columns="1" writtenLines="26 29">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="10" atMost="12"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="240"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="135"/>
                                    <note>There are running titles throughout the manuscript.</note>
                            <handDesc hands="1">
                                <handNote scribeRef="#JonErl001" scope="sole" script="hybrida"><bibl>Katalog I, <biblScope unit="page">173</biblScope></bibl>
                            <decoDesc> <decoNote type="initial">There is a large decorated initial ("Þ") with a doubled outline on fol. <locus from="1r" 
                                to="1r">1r</locus> corresponding to ca. 8 lines. It is moreover decorated with floral ornaments and 
                                additional lines and patterns. <note>It appears that this initial was drawn in a different ink than the text and may be later than the text.</note></decoNote> 
                                <decoNote type="initial">Section beginnings are written with larger letters (1-2 lines) that are slightly decorated by means of additional strokes
                                    and squiggles.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The rubric and first line of text are distinct by means of larger letters, sometimes capitals.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="frieze">Here and there, there is a small tail-piece in the last line of a paragraph or chapter (looks like a "z" combined with a "rum"-abbreviation).</decoNote>
                            <additions><p>On fols. <locus from="9v" to="9v">9v</locus> and <locus from="11v" to="11v">11v</locus>,
                                a later hand, possibly <name type="person" key="KriKaa001">Kristian Kålund</name>, has added: <q>Her vantar á at gizka 6 blöð. K. 9.</q> (9v)
                            and <q>Vantar (aptr) á at gizka 6 blöð. K. 9.</q> (11v).</p></additions>
                            <bindingDesc><binding contemporary="unknown"><p>The manuscript is bound in a full binding made of parchment on cardboard from <name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name>'s
                                time. The pastedown is made from blank paper. There are parchment strips laced through the spine fold
                                and a blue sticker with the shelfmark is attached to the spine. There
                            used to be a round sticker for the running number as well.</p></binding></bindingDesc>
                        <origin notBefore="1625" notAfter="1672">
                            <p>The codicological unit was written in <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>.
                                Kålund dates it to the <date notBefore="1601" notAfter="1700">seventeenth century</date> <bibl><ref target="KKKat">Katalog I</ref>, 
                                     <biblScope unit="page">173</biblScope></bibl>, but the active writing period of the scribe was
                                <origDate notBefore="1625" notAfter="1672">ca.
                        <listRelation period="t0">
                            <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020212CU1" passive="#AM020212" n="1"/>
                            <listRelation period="t1">
                                <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020212CU1" passive="#JO020212" n="1"/>
                        </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
                        <listRelation period="t2">
                            <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020212CU1" passive="#BS28" n="4"/>
                        <listRelation period="t3">
                            <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020212CU1" passive="#Ms28a" n="4"/>
            <change type="handrit"><name key="DriThr001" type="person">DKÞ</name> skráði <date when="2001-04-27">27. apríl 2001</date>.</change>
            <change when="2014" who="#BS">Adopted from handrit.is and adjusted according to own standards.</change>
            <change when="2015" who="#BS">Markup checked.</change> 
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