Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                <title>AM 615 k 4to</title>
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                    3.0 Unported License.</licence></availability>
                <authority>Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, København</authority>
                <msDesc xml:id="AM040615k" xml:lang="en"> 
                        <repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
                        <idno>AM 615 k 4to</idno>
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                            <idno>AM 615 k 4to CU1</idno></msIdentifier>
                        <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
                        <msItem n="1" defective="true" class="rimur">
                            <locus from="1r" to="1v">1r-1v</locus>
                            <author>Hallgrímur Pétursson</author>
                            <author>Bjarni Jónsson Borgfirðingaskáld</author>
                            <title type="uniform">Flóres rímur og Leó</title>
                            <note>Fragmentary. Contains only ríma 16. </note>
                            <incipit defective="true">[Feri]an Aasa falz vr vór</incipit>
                            <explicit defective="true">bu<ex>n</ex>din<ex>n</ex> j
                                nausti [þ]ag[na]</explicit>
                        <msItem n="2" defective="true" class="rimur">
                            <locus from="2r:1" to="8r:35">2r-8r</locus>
                            <author>Hallgrímur Pétursson</author>
                            <title type="uniform">Lykla-Péturs rímur</title>
                            <note>Fragmentary. Begins in ríma 2 with the 19th verse.</note>
                            <incipit defective="true">Bryniu klæddist beyntt i stad</incipit>
                            <explicit>raade þockum synu<ex>m</ex></explicit>
                            <bibl><ref>Rit Rímnafélagsins (VII) 1956</ref>.</bibl>
                        <msItem n="3" class="kvad laus">
                            <locus from="8r:36" to="8v">8r-8v</locus>
                            <author>Hallgrímur Pétursson</author>
                            <title type="supplied">Kvæði and lausavísur</title>
                            <msItem n="3.1">
                                <locus from="8r" to="8r">8r</locus>
                                <title type="supplied">Hexametra</title>
                                <note>Two vísur.</note>
                                <incipit>riett ran<ex>n</ex>saks spurnin<ex>n</ex> rök</incipit>
                            <msItem n="3.2">
                                <locus from="8v" to="8v">8v</locus>
                                <title type="supplied">Tóbaks vísur</title>
                                <rubric>Tobaks Wysur</rubric>
                                <note>Six verses.</note>
                                <incipit>Nu þorna Nefi<ex>n</ex></incipit>
                            <msItem n="3.3">
                                <locus from="8v" to="8v">8v</locus>
                                <title type="supplied">Lausavísa</title>
                                <rubric>[no rubric]</rubric>
                                <note>The text is partly missing to due damage.</note>
                                <incipit>Se[000]rd a fyrst ad syngia</incipit>
                            <msItem n="3.4">
                                <locus from="8v" to="8v">8v</locus>
                                <title type="supplied">Leirkarlsvísur</title>
                                <rubric>Leirkallz Wysur</rubric>
                                <note>Five verses.</note>
                                <note>The text is partly missing to due damage.</note>
                                <incipit>Skildir Erum vid skieggkarl tueir</incipit>
                            <msItem n="3.5">
                                <locus from="8v" to="8v">8v</locus>
                                <title type="supplied">Hestastrákur</title>
                                <rubric>Gräna Wysur</rubric>
                                <note>Two verses.</note>
                                <note>The text is partly missing to due damage.</note>
                                <incipit>Atti gräni og ymi</incipit>
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                                <supportDesc material="chart">								
                                        <num type="front-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <num type="book-block" value="8"/>
                                        <num type="back-flyleaf" value="0"/>
                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="204"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="160"/>
                                        <watermark ana="yes"><p>The watermark is a large foolscap.</p>
                                            <p>Due to darkening and the condition of the paper, the watermark is difficult to see.</p>
                                            The details are: 
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>1</locus>: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>2</locus>: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>3</locus>: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>4</locus>: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>5</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>6</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>7</locus>: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>8</locus>: "blank"?</item>
                                    <foliation ana="contemporary fol">There is older foliation in brown ink in the bottom margins (160-167).</foliation>
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is modern foliation in pencil in the top outer corners of some leaves (1-8).</foliation>
                                    <collation><p>There is one quire: <list>
                                        <item>I: fols. 1-8 (1+8, 2+7, 3+6, 4+5) (4 bifolia) <note>This is an original quire.</note></item> 
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are no catchwords.</catchwords> 
                                    <condition><p>There are many stains and especially the pages on the outside of the quire (i.e. fols. <locus>1r</locus> and
                                        <locus>8v</locus>) are dirty and have darkened.</p> <p>Many leaves have been repaired
                                            around the edges and close to the spine.</p>
                                    <p>The inner margin of the last leaves is damaged, so that text is missing.</p>
                                    <p>The first leaves also show damage that results in text loss.</p></condition>
                                    <layout columns="1" writtenLines="46 51">
                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="16" atMost="19"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="180"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="140"/>
                            <handDesc hands="2">
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="major" script="hum cursiva">Fols. <locus from="1r:1" to="8r:35">1r-8r</locus> were written
                                    in very tight humanist cursiva script.
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="minor" script="chancery">The final page and the last 7 lines on fol. 
                                <locus from="8r:35" to="8r:41">8r</locus> were written in chancery script, possibly by another scribe.</handNote>
                            <decoDesc><decoNote type="initial">The initials are written slightly larger than the main text (1-2 lines) and
                                are emphasised by means of a few additional strokes.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics are emphasised by means of larger script.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            <additions><p>On top of fol. <locus>1r</locus>, <name key="JonSig004"
                                type="person">Jón Sigurðsson</name> has written: <q>Flóres og
                                    Leó. 16. r.</q> <bibl>handrit.is</bibl>.</p>
                            <p>There is a later correction to the text on fol. <locus>3r</locus>.</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 some of the texts were 
                                written in ink. A later hand has added some more details about the contained texts.
                                On the spine, there are two stickers for the shelfmark and the running number.</p></binding></bindingDesc> 
                            <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">27</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>
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                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl> 
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            <change type="handrit"><name key="ThorSig01" type="person">ÞS</name> skráði <date when="2003-01-23">23. 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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