Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

Repository for PhD project files by Beeke Stegmann

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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 615 d 4to</idno>
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                            <idno>AM 615 d 4to CU1</idno>
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                                <locus from="1r" to="30v">1r-30v</locus>  
                                <title type="uniform">Sigurgarðs rímur frækna</title>
                                <rubric>Fyrsta Sigurgardz Ryma ferskeytt</rubric>	
                                <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
                                <note>16 rímur</note> 	
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                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="30"/> 
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="202"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="157"/>
                                        <watermark ana="yes">The watermark is a small foolscap in a collar with seven bells. The countermark cannot be identified.
                                            Due to the condition 
                                            of the paper, the watermark is difficult to see.<p>
                                                The details are: 
                                                <item>Fol. 1: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 2: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 3: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 4: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 5: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 6: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 7: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 8: "blank"?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 9: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 10: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 11: countermark </item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 12: countermark </item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 13: countermark </item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 14: countermark </item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 15: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 16: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 17: ?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 18: ?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 19: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 20: countermark </item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 21: countermark </item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 22: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 23: ?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 24: ?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 25: foolscap (bottom)?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 26: "blank"?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 27: "blank"?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 28: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 29: foolscap (bottom)?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. 30: "blank"?</item>
                                    <foliation ana="later pag">There is later pagination in black ink on every other recto-page (1-59) and on the last page (60). A later
                                        hand has added the missing pagination on every first recto-page in pencil.</foliation>
                                    <collation><p>There are five 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. 17-24 (17+24, 18+23, 19+22, 20+21) (4 bifolia) <note>Repaired, but probably an original quire.</note></item>
                                        <item>IV: fols. 25-26 (25+26) (1 bifolium) <note>The leaves were joined during restoration (see below).</note></item>
                                        <item>V: fols. 27-30 (27+30, 28+29) (2 bifolia) <note>These four leaves used to form the inner two bifolia of a larger quire, of which fols.
                                        25-26 formed the outer most bifolia.</note></item>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures> 
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on almost every page.</catchwords> 
                                    <condition><p>The leaves show many stains and have darkened considerably, especially in the margins.</p>
                                        <p>Fols. <locus>1r, 8v-9r, 16v-17r and 24v-25r</locus> are darker than the rest, indicating the original quire boundaries.</p>
                                        <p>Many leaves have been repaired at the edges and close to the spine.</p>
                                        <p>On the last 6 leaves, the pricking holes in the inner margins are visible.</p>
                                    <layout columns="1" writtenLines="32 35">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="12" atMost="14"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" atLeast="170" atMost="175"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="135"/>
                            <handDesc hands="1">
                                <handNote scribeRef="#BjaJon006" scope="sole" script="hybrida"><bibl>see Springborg 1969, 228</bibl>.</handNote>
                                <decoNote type="initial">The initials are written slightly larger than the text (1-2 lines).</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">Most catchwords are accompanied by squiggles.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            <additions><p>On fol. <locus>30v</locus>, a verse of four lines was added, possibly by the scribe.</p>
                            <p>A ownership note below the added verse on fol. <locus>30v</locus> reads: <q>hier endast Sigurgards Rymur ad kueda og skrifa[.]
                                Þessa bok A Eg Øløf Gudmúnz Døtter en<ex>n</ex> Jon Biarnar son hefur skrifad þesse Ørd. Ender</q></p></additions> 
                            <bindingDesc><binding><p>The binding is from <name type="person" key="JenWeb001">Jens Jakob Weber</name>'s time, 
                                i.e. <date from="1771" to="1780">1771-1780</date>. It is made from grey cardboard and uses printed material in the pastedown.
                                On the front cover, the shelfmark (including the letter) and the title of the text were written in ink. 
                                On the spine, there are two stickers for the shelfmark and the running number.</p></binding></bindingDesc> 
                                <p>An <locus from="accMat01r" to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus> 
                                    (<dimensions type="slip" unit="mm"><height>195</height><width>145</width></dimensions>) 
                                    is bound in front of the manuscript. 
                                    <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> has written on it:
                                    <q>Sigurdaz Rïmur 16. feingnar 1710. af Sigmunde
                                        Sæmundz syne. <p>og voru þä aptanvid Sỏgur</p>
                                        <p>af Vilhialme siod</p>
                                        <p>af Dinus Dramblata.</p> 
                                        <p>af Hrolfi Gautrekssyne</p> 
                                        <p>af Sỏrla sterka.</p> 
                                        af Fertram og Plato.</q> 
                                <p>The codicological unit was written in <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>.
                                    Kålund dates it to the <origDate notBefore="1601" notAfter="1700">seventeenth century</origDate>
                                    <bibl><ref target="KKKat">Katalog II</ref>, 
                                        <biblScope unit="page">25</biblScope></bibl>.</p>
                                <p><name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> received the codicological unit as part of a larger codex from
                                    <name key="SigSae001" type="person">Sigmundur Sæmundsson</name> in <date when="1710">1710</date> (sbr. accMat). 
                                    A certain <name type="person" key="OloGud001">Ólöf Guðmundsdóttir</name> left an ownership mark on fol. 
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                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
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                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040615dCU1" passive="#BS71" n="1"/>
                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>Springborg 1969, 293</bibl></listBibl>
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            <change when="2015" who="#BS">Catalogued according to own standards.</change> 
Den Arnamagnæanske Samling
Nordisk Forskningsinstitut
Københavns Universitet
Njalsgade 136
2300 København S
Nordisk Forskningsinstitut
Københavns Universitet
Njalsgade 136
2300 København S
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