Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 615 f 4to</title>
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                <authority>Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, København</authority>
                <msDesc xml:id="AM040615f" xml:lang="en"> 
                        <repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
                        <idno>AM 615 f 4to</idno>
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                            <idno>AM 615 f 4to CU1</idno>
                        <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
                        <msItem n="1" class="kvad">
                            <locus from="1r" to="4r">1r-4r</locus>
                            <author>Ólafur Jónsson á Söndum</author>
                            <title type="uniform">Spönsku vísur</title>
                            <rubric>Sponsku vijsur: S. O. a Sóndum</rubric>
                            <incipit>Kvedju mijna og kiærleiks band</incipit>
                            <explicit>og haart loft hljöme. Amen.</explicit> 
                        <msItem n="2" class="rimur">
                            <locus from="4r" to="29r">4r-29r</locus>
                            <author>Hallgrímur Pétursson</author>
                            <title type="uniform">Króka-Refs rímur</title>
                            <title type="parallel">Rímur af Króka-Ref</title>
                            <rubric>Rymur af KrökaRef. S:H:P:</rubric>
                            <note>15 rímur.</note>
                            <incipit>Hier skal frosta flædar hind</incipit>
                            <explicit>falle þaattur liöda. Amen.</explicit>
                        <msItem n="3" class="rimur">
                            <locus from="29r" to="37r">29r-37r</locus>
                            <author>Sigurður blindi</author>
                            <title type="uniform">Ólafs rímur Tryggvasonar</title>
                            <title type="parallel">Rímur af Ólafi konungi Tryggvasyni</title>
                            <rubric>Rymur aff Olafe kongi Triggvasine non jncerto Authore. B.(?).
                                Sigurdi blinda</rubric>
                            <note>8 rímur.</note>
                            <incipit>Suo er mier glaumz j glettuvind</incipit>
                            <explicit>veitist sveit vm<ex>m</ex> allan<ex>n</ex> alldur.
                        <msItem n="4" class="rimur">
                            <locus from="37v" to="46v">37v-46v</locus>
                            <author>Guðmundur Erlendsson</author>
                            <title type="uniform">Grobbians rímur</title>
                            <note>5 rímur.</note>
                            <rubric>Grobbions Rÿmur</rubric>
                            <incipit>Morgum þikir frödleikz frægd</incipit>
                            <explicit>lysi eg þui in colophone.</explicit>
                            <note>Added slightly later.</note>
                                    <objectDesc form="codex">							
                                        <supportDesc material="chart">								
                                                <num type="front-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                                <num type="book-block" value="46"/>
                                                <num type="back-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                                <dimensions type="leaf">
                                                    <height unit="mm" quantity="208"/>
                                                    <width unit="mm" quantity="165"/>
                                                <watermark ana="yes"><p>The watermark is a foolscap with five bells in the collar and a chain behind the head.</p>
                                                    <p>The countermark consists of three or four letters/numbers: "OOOI" or "IOO".</p>
                                                The details are: 
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>1</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>2</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>3</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>4</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>5</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>6</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>7</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>8</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>9</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>10</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>11</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>12</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>13</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>14</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>15</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>16</locus>: OOOI (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>17</locus>: OOOI (top?)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>18</locus>: OOOI (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>19</locus>: OOOI (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>20</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>21</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>22</locus>: OOI?</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>23</locus>: OOOI (top)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>24</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>25</locus>: OOOI (top)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>26</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>27</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>38</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>29</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>30</locus>: OOOI (bottom)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>31</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                        <item>Fol. <locus>32</locus>: OOOI (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>33</locus>: OOI?</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>34</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>35</locus>: OOOI (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>36</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>37</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>38</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>39</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>40</locus>: OOOI (bottom)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>41</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>42</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>43</locus>: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>44</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>45</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                                    <item>Fol. <locus>46</locus>: "blank"</item>
                                <foliation ana="contemporary fol">There is older foliation in ink in the lower margins (4-49).</foliation> 
                                            <foliation ana="later fol">There is modern foliation in pencil on ca. every tenth page (1-46).</foliation>
                                <collation><p>There are ten quires: <list>
                                    <item>I: fols. 1-2 (1+2) (1 bifolium) <note>This is the original innermost bifolium in a quire of four.</note></item> 
                                    <item>II: fols. 3-6 (3+6, 4+5) (2 bifolia) <note>The leaves have been repaired and did not originally belong together.
                                    Fols. 3-5 used to be part of the first quire, which was made of four bifolia and is now missing the first 3 leaves. 
                                    Fol. 7 used to form the outermost bifolium in the next quire together with fol. 13.</note></item>
                                    <item>III: fols. 7-12 (7+12, 8+11, 9+10) (3 bifolia) <note>This quire used to have a fourth bifolium (see above).</note></item>
                                    <item>IV: fols 13-14 (13+14) (1 bifolium) <note>This bifolium has been repaired and is not original.
                                    Fol. 13 used to belong to the previous quire, fol. 14 to the following.</note></item>
                                    <item>V: fols. 15-20 (15+20, 16+19, 17+18) (3 bifolia) <note>There used to be a fourth bifolium (14+21).</note></item>
                                    <item>VI: fols. 21-22 (21+22) (1 bifolium) <note>This bifolium has been repaired and is not original.
                                        Fol. 21 used to belong to the previous quire, fol. 22 to the following.</note></item>
                                    <item>VII: fols. 23-34 (23+32, 24+31, 25+30, 26+29, 27+28, 33, 34) (5 bifolia, 2 singletons) <note>
                                        Fol. 33 formed a bifolium with fol. 22. Fol. 34 used to be part of the following quire.</note></item>
                                    <item>VIII: fols. 35-41 (35+40, 36+39, 37+38, 41) (3 bifolia, 1 singleton) <note>Fol. 41 used to form the 
                                    outermost bifolium in this quire together with fol. 34 of the previous quire.</note></item>
                                    <item>IX: fols. 42-44 (42+43, 44) (1 bifolium, 1 singleton) <note>The leaves have been repaired.
                                    They used to form the outer three bifolia in the following quire, but their counterparts are not preserved.</note></item>
                                    <item>X: fols. 45-46 (45+46) (1 bifolium) <note>This is the original innermost bifolium of a quire of 4 (see above).</note></item>
                                    <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                    <catchwords>There are no catchwords.</catchwords> 
                                <condition><p>Some words on fol. <locus>17r</locus> are struck through by later squiggles.</p>
                                <p>There are many stains and the paper is rather dirty, especially at the edges.</p> 
                                    <p>The leaves that used to be at a quire boundary are especially dark and dirty.</p>
                                    <p>Many leaves have been repaired at the outer corners and close to the spine.</p></condition> 
                                            <layout columns="1" writtenLines="34 40">
                                                <num type="wpl" atLeast="8" atMost="12"/>
                                                <dimensions type="written">
                                                    <height unit="mm" quantity="175"/>
                                                    <width unit="mm" quantity="135"/>
                                    <handDesc hands="1">
                                        <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="sole" script="hum cursiva"/>
                                    <decoDesc><decoNote type="initial">The initials are written slightly larger than the main text (1-2 lines) and
                                        are emphasised by means of additional strokes.</decoNote>
                                    <decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics are emphasised by means of larger script.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                                        <p><title>Grobbians rímur</title> were written somewhat later than the other texts <bibl><ref target="KKKat">Katalog II</ref>,
                                           <biblScope unit="page">25</biblScope></bibl>.</p>
                                        <p>In the bottom margin of fol. <locus>1r</locus>, <name type="person" key="JonOla003">Jón Ólafsson</name>
                                        has written a table of contents of what is today <ref>AM 615 f-m 4to</ref> <bibl><ref target="KKKat">Katalog II
                                            </ref>, <biblScope unit="page">25</biblScope>)</bibl>: 
                                    <q>Spönsku vísur. af Krok<supplied reason="illegible">a</supplied> Ref. 
                                        <p>Ol<ex>afs</ex> Tr<ex>ryggvasonar</ex> fragm<ex>ent</ex></p>
                                        <p>Grobb<ex>ions</ex> R<ex>ímur</ex> </p>
                                        <p>Af Herodes Ættum</p>
                                        <p>Appollon<ex>ii</ex> R<ex>ímur</ex></p>
                                        <p>Af Asm<ex>vndi</ex> <ex>og</ex> Tryggva</p>
                                        <p>Alldarhattur S<ex>iera</ex> Hallgr<ex>íms</ex></p>
                                        <p>Rim<ex>ur</ex> af Liklap<ex>éturs</ex> og Magell<ex>onu</ex></p>
                                        <p>Reinallds R<ex>imur</ex></p>
                                        <p>Hektors R<ex>imur</ex></p>
                                    <p>In the originally blank lower part of fol. <locus>37r</locus>, there are two verses, one in Latin and one in Icelandic.</p>
                                    <p>On fol. <locus>37v</locus>, the author's name <q>S<ex>iera</ex> Gudmundar Erlendssonar</q> was added underneath the
                                        rubric. <note>Possibly by the same hand that has added the verses to fol. <locus>37r</locus>.</note></p>
                                        <p><name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni
                                            Magnússon</name> has added the last lines of <title>Grobbians rímur</title>
                                            on the bottom of fol. <locus>46v</locus>: <q>Lyktast
                                                <p>þan<ex>n</ex>en<ex>n</ex> diktad drufl</p>
                                                <p>og dylgiu þula. Hádgiælur er heite lioda, falldi allir</p>
                                                þad til göda.</q></p>
                                    <p>There are a few additions and verse numbers in the margins.</p></additions>
                                    <bindingDesc><binding><p>The manuscript is bound in a grey cardboard binding from <name type="person" key="JenWeb001">Jens Jacob Weber</name>'s time, 
                                        i.e. <date from="1771" to="1870">1771-1780</date>. Printed material was used for the pastedown.
                                        On the front cover, the shelfmark (including the letter) and the titles of the texts were written in ink. 
                                        On the spine, there are two stickers for the shelfmark and the running number.</p></binding></bindingDesc> 
                            <origin><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>
                            <provenance><p>It is not known when, from whom or in which physical form
                                <name type="person" key="ArnMag001" role="owner">Árni Magnússon</name>
                                acquired the codicological unit. It is very likely that either 
                                <name type="person" key="ArnMag001" role="owner">Árni Magnússon</name> himself
                                or someone not too long before him rearranged the parts of a former manuscript, which
                                now form <ref>AM 615 f-m 4to</ref>. That collection <name type="person" key="ArnMag001" role="owner">Árni Magnússon</name>
                                compiled with the rest of today's <ref>AM 615 4to</ref>-manuscripts.</p>
                                <listRelation period="t0">
                                 <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040615fCU1" passive="#AM040615f" n="1"/>
                                <listRelation period="t1">
                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040615fCU1" passive="#JO040615" n="7"/>
                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
                                <listRelation period="t2">
                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040615fCU1" passive="#BS39" n="1"/>
                                <listRelation period="t3">
                                    <relation type="CRM" name="P46_forms_part_of" active="#AM040615fCU1" passive="#Ms39a" n="2"/>
            <change type="handrit"><name key="ThorSig01" type="person">ÞS</name> skráði <date from="2003-01-16"
                    to="2003-01-17">16.-17. 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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