Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

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                        <repository ref="#AMIS">Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík</repository>
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                            <idno>AM 615 l 4to CU1</idno>
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                        <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
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                            <locus from="1r" to="9v">1r-9v</locus>
                            <title type="uniform">Reinalds rímur</title>
                            <rubric>Reinallds Rimur</rubric>
                            <note>12 rímur.</note>
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                                        <num type="book-block" value="9"/>
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                                        <dimensions type="leaf">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="204"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="160"/>
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                                        <watermark ana="yes"><p>The watermark is a large foolscap.</p> <p>Due to darkening,
                                            the watermark is difficult to see.</p>
                                            The details are: 
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                                                <item>Fol. <locus>1</locus>: "blank"?</item>
                                            </list><list>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>2</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>3</locus>: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>4</locus>: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>5</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>6</locus>: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>7</locus>: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>8</locus>: "blank"?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. <locus>9</locus>: foolscap (top)?</item>
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                                    <foliation ana="contemporary fol">There is older foliation in brown ink in the bottom margins (125-133).</foliation>
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is modern foliation in pencil in the top right-hand corner of most leaves (1-9).</foliation>
                                    <collation><p>There is one quire: <list>
                                        <item>I: fols. 1-9 (1, 2+9, 3+8, 4+7, 5+6) (1 singleton, 4 bifolia) <note>Fol. 1 used to form a bifolium 
                                        together with fol. 17 of <ref>AM 615 m 4to</ref>.</note></item> 
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                                    </p>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are no catchwords.</catchwords> 
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                                    <condition><p>There are many stains and especially the pages at the former quire boundaries (i.e. fols. <locus>1v</locus>, 
                                        <locus>2r</locus> and <locus>9v</locus>) are dirty and have darkened.</p> 
                                        <p>Many leaves have been repaired around the edges and
                                            close to the spine.</p>
                                    <p>Characteristic stains from the last leaves of <ref>AM 615 m 4to</ref> 
                                        are also visible in the outside margin of fol. <locus>1</locus> in the present manuscript.</p></condition>
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                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="14" atMost="16"/>
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                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="140"/>
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                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="sole" script="hum cursiva">The same scribe wrote <ref>AM 615 f-m 4to</ref>, except for the last page in 
                                <ref>AM 615 k 4to</ref>.</handNote>
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                            <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/></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 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> 
                            
                            <accMat>A modern piece of blank, bright white thicker paper with a whole in it is stored with the manuscript.</accMat> 
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                        <history><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">27</biblScope></bibl>.</p>
                            
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                            <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="2001-11-06">6. nóvember 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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