Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 613 c 4to</title>
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                <authority>Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, København</authority>
                <msDesc xml:id="AM040613c" xml:lang="en"> 
                        <repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
                        <idno>AM 613 c 4to</idno>
                    <msPart xml:id="AM040613cCU1">  
                            <idno>AM 613 c 4to CU1</idno>
                            <msItem n="1" class="rimur">
                                <locus from="1r" to="12v">1r-12v (s. 1-24)</locus>
                                <author>Guðmundur Andrésson</author>
                                <title type="uniform">Persíus rímur</title>
                                <note>6 rímur.</note>
                                <rubric>Hier skrifast rymur aff þeim vydfræga Pertioz kvednar aff Gudmundi H.
                                <title type="beg">Öllum sé þeim óskað góðs</title>
                                <incipit>Ollum<ex>m</ex> sie þeim os<supplied>ka</supplied>d godz</incipit>
                                <explicit>æffe hæverkst gaman</explicit>
                                    <ref>Rit rímnafélagsins (II) 1949</ref></bibl>
                            <msItem n="2" class="rimur">
                                <locus from="12v" to="21r">12v-21r (s. 24-41)</locus>
                                <author>Guðmundur Andrésson</author>
                                <note>On the identification of the author see Jakob Benediktsson <bibl>
                                    <ref>Rit rímnafélagsins (II) 1949</ref></bibl>.</note>
                                <title type="uniform">Bellerofontis rímur</title>
                                <note>There are 5 rímur, the 6th ríma was never written out here.</note>
                                <rubric>Epter fylgia rymur af frægdar kappanum<ex>m</ex> Bellerofontiz
                                    er reyd hestinum<ex>m</ex> Pegasuz wm<ex>m</ex> huörn talad er
                                    j fyrer farandi rijmum<ex>m</ex></rubric>
                                <incipit>Skialad dreg eg Fialarz fley</incipit>
                                <explicit>ant og vant er læsa</explicit>
                                <note>Fol. <locus from="21v" to="21v">21v</locus> contains the beginning of 
                                    <title type="uniform">Áns rímur bogsveigis</title> by
                                    <name type="person" key="Sigbli001">Sigurður blindi</name>. 
                                    Compared to the edition, the rímur here 
                                    begin in the 24th verse of the first ríma and end in the 40th verse of the same ríma
                                    <bibl>Íslenzkar miðaldarímur (II) 1973</bibl>.
                                The rubric reads "Hier byriast Ans rymur kuednar af Sugurdi[!] blinda" and the text starts with
                                "Sueirn er nefndur j sögum<ex>m</ex> Án". It ends with 
                                    "fanst þar eingin<ex>n</ex> betri".</note> 
                                <note>Fol. <locus from="21bisr" to="21bisv">21bis</locus> used to be glued
                                    onto fol. <locus from="21v" to="21v">21v</locus>.</note>
                            <objectDesc form="codex">							
                                <supportDesc material="chart">								
                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="22">including fol. 21bis</num>
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="212"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="167"/>
                                        <watermark ana="yes"><p>The watermark is a small foolscap in a collar with seven bells.</p>
                                        The details of the last quire are:
                                        <item>Fol. <locus>17</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>18</locus>: lower part of foolscap</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>19</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>20</locus>: top part of foolscap</item>
                                            <item>Fol. <locus>21</locus>: lower part of foolscap</item> </list>
                                            <p>The added leaf <locus>21bis</locus>
                                                bears a large coat of arms of Amsterdam-watermark with the letters "M I" underneath.</p>
                                    <foliation ana="later pag">There is later pagination in the top outer corners (1-42), partly in pencil, partly in ink. Most of the 
                                    time, the pagination only occurs on the recto-sides of the leaves. On the verso-side of fol. <locus>21bis</locus>, the pagination
                                    "42" was added.</foliation> 
                                    <collation><p>There are three quires: <list>
                                        <item>I: fols. 1-8 (1+8, 2+7, 3+6, 4+5) (4 bifolia) <note>This is an original quire.</note></item> 
                                        <item>II: fols. 9-16 (9+16, 10+15, 11+14, 12+13) (4 bifolia) <note>This is an original quire.</note></item> 
                                        <item>III: fols. 17-21bis (17, 18, 19, 20+21, 21bis) (4 singletons, 1 bifolium) <note>
                                            Fol. 21bis was used to be glued onto 21v, but is now included in the
                                            quire as a singleton. To this original quire, there are 
                                            three leaves missing in the end. </note></item>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on every page except for fol. <locus>21r</locus>.</catchwords> 
                                    <condition><p>The recto-side of fol. <locus from="1r" to="1r">1</locus> has darkened considerably and is
                                        heavily worn with smaller damages here and there. <note>It may have been on the outside 
                                            of a manuscript without a cover for a while.</note></p> 
                                        <p>The edges are not trimmed and relatively dark.</p>
                                    <p>There are slight traces of folding in most leaves, indicating that the manuscript may 
                                        have been folded in half or quarters for some time.</p></condition> 
                                    <layout columns="1" writtenLines="30 32">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="11" atMost="14"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="185"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="140"/>
                            <handDesc hands="2"> <!-- both of them different from the scribe in AM 611 e fol. -->
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="major" script="kurrent"></handNote>
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="minor" script="kurrent">A different hand wrote
                                the first 11 lines on fol. <locus from="10v:1" to="10v:11">10v</locus>.</handNote>
                            <decoDesc><decoNote type="initial">The initials span 2-3 lines. They are decorated by means
                                of additional lines and squiggles.</decoNote>
                            <decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics and the first lines of each ríma are written in decorative chancery script. </decoNote>
                            <decoNote type="paratext">The catchwords are decorated with intricate squiggles on both sides. 
                                The squiggles are connected by a line underneath the catchword.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            <additions><p>Fol. <locus>21bis</locus> was added to manuscript. It was originally used to paste
                            over the verso-side of fol. <locus>21</locus>, which contains the beginning of <title>Áns rímur bogsveigis</title>.
                            The leaf is now removed and bound at the end of the manuscript.</p>
                            <p>There are a few additions and corrections in the margins. They were written by the scribe.</p>
                                <p>At the end of <title>Bellerofontis rímur</title> on fol. <locus from="21r" to="21r">21r</locus>, 
                                    the scribe has written: <q>Vantar hier eina vera eiga sex</q>.</p></additions>
                            <bindingDesc><binding contemporary="false"><p>The binding is from <name type="person" key="JenWeb001">Jen Jacob Weber</name>'s time, i.e.
                                <date from="1771" to="1780">1771-1780</date>. It is made out of grey cardboard and the pastedown 
                                uses printed material (of which the page number 63 can be read). 
                                On the front cover, the shelfmark <q>613 c</q> and the title
                                were written in ink. On the spine, there is a blue sticker for the shelfmark.</p></binding>
                            <accMat>An <locus from="accMat01r" to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus> 
                                (<dimensions type="slip" unit="mm"><height>198</height><width>155</width></dimensions>) is located
                                in the front of the manuscript. <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni
                                Magnússon</name> has written on it: <q xml:lang="is" type="AMSlip">fra Monsieur Gudmunde Þorleifssyne 
                                    <p>Perseus Rimur _ _ 6. </p>
                                    <p>Bellerophontis Rimur _ 5. vantar þä 6ta. </p>
                                    <p>Hier aptanvid voru</p>
                                    <p>Ansrïmur Sigurdar Blinda _ 8. voru önytar. </p>
                                    <p>Grimalldz Rimur sira Jons Arasonar  _ _ _ 3.</p> 
                                    Nockrar vïsur s<ex>ira</ex> Jons Arasonar.</q></accMat> 
                            <origin><p> The codicological unit was written in <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>.
                                Kålund dates it to the
                                <date>seventeenth century</date> <bibl><ref target="KKKat">Katalog II</ref>, <biblScope unit="page">20</biblScope></bibl>, 
                                but Jakob Benediktsson dates it to the 
                                <origDate notBefore="1651" notAfter="1700">end of the seventeenth century</origDate> <bibl>Jakob Benediktsson 1949, <biblScope unit="page">xxiv-xxv</biblScope></bibl>.</p>  </origin>
                                <p><name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name>
                                    received the larger manuscript, of which this was a part, from <name key="GudTho006" type="person">Guðmundur Þorleifsson</name> in Brokey
                                    (see AM-slip), who died in <date notAfter="1720">1720</date>.</p>
                             <listRelation period="t0">
                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040613cCU1" passive="#AM040613c" n="1"/>
                                <listRelation period="t1">
                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040613cCU1" passive="#JO040613" n="3"/>
                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
                                <listRelation period="t2">
                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040613cCU1" passive="#BS33" n="5"/>
                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>BS, AM-slips</bibl></listBibl>
                                <listRelation period="t3">
                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040613cCU1" passive="#Ms33c" n="1"/>
            <change type="handrit"><name key="ThorSig01" type="person">ÞS</name> tölvuskráði <date when="2003-01-09">9. janúar 2003</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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