Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 341 fol.</title>
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                <authority>Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, København</authority>
                <msDesc xml:id="AM020341" xml:lang="en"> 
                        <repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
                        <idno>AM 341 fol.</idno>
                    <msPart xml:id="AM020341CU1"> 
                            <idno>AM 341 fol. CU1</idno>
                        <msItem n="1" class="log">
                            <locus from="1r" to="39v">1r-39v</locus>
                            <title type="uniform">Grágás</title>
                            <rubric>Þingskapa þattur</rubric>
                            <note>Excerpts based on <ref>Konungsbók Grágásar</ref>, <ref>GKS
                                    1157 fol.</ref>; the same text as in <ref>AM 339 fol.</ref>
                            <objectDesc form="codex">							
                                <supportDesc material="chart">								
                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="2"/>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="40"/> 
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="1"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="322"/> 
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="210"/>
                                        <watermark ana="yes"><p>There is a foolscap in a collar with five bells.
                                            The countermark mark is a small upside-down "P".
                                        <note>The same watermark is found in the first part of <ref>AM 113 d fol.</ref></note></p>
                                        Some details are:
                                                <!-- missing leaf (used to form a bifolium together with fol. 9)? -->
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="1r" to="1v">1</locus>: foolscap upside down</item> <!-- repaired -->
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="2r" to="2v">2</locus>: countermark upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="3r" to="3v">3</locus>: foolscap upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="4r" to="4v">4</locus>: countermark upside up</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="5r" to="5v">5</locus>: foolscap upside up</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="6r" to="6v">6</locus>: countermark upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="7r" to="7v">7</locus>: foolscap upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="8r" to="8v">8</locus>: countermark upside down</item> <!-- repaired -->
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="9r" to="9v">9</locus>: foolscap upside up</item> <!-- repaired -->
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="34r" to="34v">34</locus>: countermark mark upside up.</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="35r" to="35v">35</locus>: foolscap upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="36r" to="36v">36</locus>: foolscap upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="37r" to="37v">37</locus>: foolscap upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="38r" to="38v">38</locus>: countermark upside down</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus from="39r" to="39v">39</locus>: countermark upside down</item>
                                            <p>On the second flyleaf, which is older than the binding, the countermark "HP" can be seen.</p></watermark>
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in red ink.</foliation> 
                                    <collation><p>There are six quires: 
                                        <item>I: fols. [flyleaf 2]-9 ([flyleaf 2]+9, 1+8, 2+7, 3+6, 4+5) (5 bifolia) <note>The outermost bifolium
                                            [flyleaf 2]+9 has been joined during 
                                        restoration. The two leaves did not originally belong together.</note></item> 
                                        <item>II: fols. 10-17 (10+17, 11+16, 12+15, 13+14) (4 bifolia) 
                                            <note>According to the watermarks, this could be an original quire.</note></item>
                                        <item>III: fols. 18-25 (18+25, 19+24, 20+23, 21+22) (4 bifolia)
                                            <note>According to the watermarks, this could be an original quire.</note></item>
                                        <item>IV: fols. 26-33 (26+33, 27+32, 28+31, 29+30) (4 bifolia)
                                            <note>This quire is heavily repaired, but according to the watermarks, it could be an original quire.</note></item>
                                        <item>V: fols. 34-35 (34+35) (1 bifolium)<note>Fol. 34 and 35 do not belong together originally. Instead, they most likely 
                                            formed the outer two bifolia of quire VI, of which the second half is lost.</note></item>
                                        <item>VI: fols. 36-39 (36+39, 37+38) (2 bifolia) 
                                            <note>According to the watermarks, these leave belong together and may have formed the innermost 2 bifolia of a larger quire.</note></item>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on every page but the last one.</catchwords> 
                                    <condition><p>In the margins and especially close to the spine, the manuscript shows damages from water.</p>
                                        <p>Many leaves have been repaired at the spine.</p>
                                        <p>There are wholes from bugs in the paper.</p> </condition> 
                                    <layout columns="1" writtenLines="38 42">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="12" atMost="13"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="260"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="155"/>
                                        <note>There are running titles.</note>
                            <handDesc hands="1">
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="sole" script="kurrent">Kålund suggests that the manuscript
                                    may have been written by <name type="person" key="HakOrm001">Hákon Ormsson</name> <bibl><ref target="KKKat">Katalog I</ref> 
                                        <biblScope unit="page">278</biblScope></bibl>. </handNote> <!-- is this possibly the same hand as in the other mss that share the catchword decoration? -->
                                <decoNote type="initial">The initials span 1-4 lines. They vary in degree of decoration.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics and running titles are written in larger and more decorative chancery fractura script.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The catchwords are decorated, sometimes with a simple angled line, sometimes with squiggles going all the way to the
                                bottom of the page. <note>The same kind of squiggles occur in <ref>AM 108 fol.</ref> and <ref>AM 113 d fol.</ref></note></decoNote>
                                <p>On top of fol. <locus from="27r" to="27r">27r</locus>, a later hand has written something that may be read as <q>asa dingaþa</q>.</p>
                                <p>In the bottom margin of fol. <locus from="26v" to="26v">26v</locus>, the name <q>Jon Halldors son</q> was added.</p>
                                <p>There are marks in pencil in the margins, e.g. on fol. <locus from="3r" to="4r">3r-4r</locus>. </p>
                                <p>There are variant readings in the margin of fol. <locus from="38v" to="38v">38v</locus>.</p>
                                <p>On the second front flyleaf, <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni Magnússon</name>
                                    has written <q>Ur Grágás. ur bok er eg feck af Jonas Dadasyne</q>.</p>
                            <p>The number "341", i.e. the shelfmark was added several times to the second front flyleaf.</p>
                                    <p>The manuscript is bound in a modern half binding with fabric on the boards and dark brown leather on the 
                                    corners and the spine.</p>
                                    <p>Before, the manuscript was bound in a grey cardboard binding which is kept together with the manuscript.
                                        On the front cover, the number <q>341</q> was written in ink and there
                                        are some calculations in a different ink. On the spine, there are 
                                        two stickers for the shelfmark and
                                        the running number and a handwritten number "341". The pastedown is made from blank paper.</p> 
                            <accMat><p>An <locus from="accMat01r" to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus>
                                (<dimensions type="slip" unit="mm"
                                    ><height>164</height><width>107</width></dimensions>) is located in front
                                of the manuscript. It reads in the hand of <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni
                                    Magnússon</name>: <q xml:lang="is" type="AMSlip">þetta
                                        hefi eg vïst fenged af Jonas Dadasyne, en<ex>n</ex> han<ex>n</ex> frä
                            On the verso-side of the slip, <q>Af Saxonis</q> can be read twice.</accMat> 
                            <p>The codicological unit was written in <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>. Kålund 
                                dates it to ca. <origDate notBefore="1640" notAfter="1660">1650</origDate> 
                                <bibl><ref target="KKKat">Katalog I</ref>, <biblScope unit="page">278</biblScope></bibl>.</p>
                            <p><name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> received the
                                codex, of which this codicological unit was a part, from <name key="JonDad001" type="person">Jónas
                                    Daðason</name> (see AM-slip). </p>
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                            <listRelation period="t1">
                                <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020341CU1" passive="#JO020341" n="1"/>
                            </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
                            <listRelation period="t2">
                                <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020341CU1" passive="#BS94" n="4h"/>
                           <!-- <listRelation period="t3">
                                <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM020341CU1" passive="#" n=""/>
                            </listRelation><listBibl><bibl></bibl></listBibl> -->
        <revisionDesc><change type="handrit"><name
            key="DriThr001" type="person">DKÞ</name> skráði <date when="2001-08-28">28. ágúst 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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