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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                        <bindingDesc><binding><p>The binding is from <name type="person" key="JenWeb001">Jens Jacob Weber</name>'s time, 
                            i.e. ca. <date from="1771" to="1870">1771-1780</date>. It is made from grey cardboard and uses printed material as pastedown.
                            On the front cover, the shelfmark (including the letter) and the title of the text were written in ink. At first, the title was given 
                            as <q>Rímur af Sigurde Múksyne med þeirra inntake</q> but corrected by the same hand into <q>Rímur af Sveine Múkssyne med þeirra inntake</q>.
                            On the spine, there is a sticker for the shelfmark.</p></binding></bindingDesc>
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                            <idno>AM 615 n 4to CU1</idno>
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                                <locus from="1r" to="6r">1r-6r</locus>
                                <author>Árni Magnússon</author>
                                <title type="uniform">On Sveins rímur Múkssonar</title>
                                <rubric>Ur Rïmum af Sveine Muksins syne</rubric>
                                <incipit>Sveinn var frillusonr eins Einsetamunks</incipit>
                                <explicit>i geyse hárre elle</explicit>
                                <note>This is a copy of the beginning and comments on, among others, the author of the rímur contained in CU2.</note>
                                <note>Most of fol. <locus>6r</locus> and all of fol. <locus>6v</locus> are blank.</note>
                                <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang> 
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                                        <watermark ana="yes">The watermark is a coat of arms of Amsterdam. The countermark consists of three letters ("PLB"?).<p>
                                            The details are:
                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 1: coat of arms (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 2: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 3: coat of arms (crown)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 4: coat of arms (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 5: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 6: coat of arms (crown)</item>
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                                        </p></watermark> 
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                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in red ink at the bottom of the page: 1-6.</foliation> 
                                    <foliation ana="later fol.">There is later foliation (partly in ink, partly in pencil) in the top right-hand corner 
                                        of the first four recto-pages: a1, a2, b, cb.</foliation> 
                                    <collation><p>There is one quire: <list>
                                        <item>I: fols. 1-6 (1+6, 2+5, 3+4) (3 bifolia)</item> 
                                    </list>
                                    </p>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on each verso-side.</catchwords>
                                    </collation>
                                    <condition><p>The edges are untrimmed.</p>
                                        <p>There are some stains on the leaves and fol. <locus>2r</locus> shows remnants of perpendicular writing (ink), possibly from a formerly adjacent leaf.</p>
                                    <p>Fols. <locus>2r</locus> and <locus>3v</locus> show remanants of old glue close to the spine.</p></condition> 
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                                            <width unit="mm" atLeast="115" atMost="130"/>
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                                <handNote scribeRef="#ArnMag001" scope="sole" script="kurrent"></handNote>
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                            <decoDesc><decoNote>There is no decoration.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            <additions><p>A different hand has made extensive corrections and additions on fols. <locus>1r-v</locus>.</p>
                                <p>A later hand has added in black ink in the bottom margin of fol. <locus>1r</locus>: <q>j dette bind er tvende No af 615</q>.</p>
                            <p>In the outer margin of fol. <locus>1r</locus>, there is an incorrect shelfmark (<q>615 K</q>) written by a modern hand.</p>
                            <p>On fols. <locus>4v-5v</locus>, there are lines in pencil highlighting text and marking paragraphs.</p> 
                                <p>In the lower right-hand corner of fol. <locus>6v</locus>, a later hand has added in pencil: <q>vid No 615: 4to</q>.</p></additions> 
                            
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                                <p>An <locus from="accMat01r" to="accMat01v">AM-slip</locus> 
                                    (<dimensions type="slip" unit="mm"><height>166</height><width>98</width></dimensions>) 
                                    is attached in front of the manuscript. 
                                    <name key="ArnMag001" type="person">Árni Magnússon</name> has written on it:
                                    <q>Saga af Sigurdi Mukssyne hefur vered
                                        til, þott nu finnest hverge. Kolbeinn Grimsson mun hafa heyrt hana sagda
                                        utanbökar, <ex>og</ex> qveded þar epter Rïmur sïnar, kan<ex>n</ex>skie <ex>og</ex> aukid sumastadar i
                                        efned ur sïnu hỏfde.</q> 
                                    A later hand has written <q>Sveini ?</q> above the name <q>Sigurdi</q> in the first line.
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                            <origin>
                                <p>The codicological unit was written in <origPlace key="IS">Denmark or Iceland</origPlace> in the period 
                                    <origDate notBefore="1693" notAfter="1730">1693-1730</origDate>.</p>
                            </origin>
                            <provenance>
                                <p><name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name> wrote the leaves for his own purposes.</p>
                                
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                                </listRelation><listBibl><bibl>AM 456 fol.</bibl></listBibl>
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                            <idno>AM 615 n 4to CU2</idno>
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                                <locus from="7r" to="72v">7r-72v</locus> 
                                <title type="uniform">Sveins rímur Múkssonar</title>
                                <author>Kolbeinn Grímsson</author>
                                <rubric>Hier Skrifast Rÿmur Af Sveine Mwksins Syne Kvednar af Kolbeine S. Grÿms Syne</rubric>
                                <incipit>Hleydolfs Baat eg hrinde aa drøfn</incipit>
                                <explicit>up<ex>p</ex> hædan<ex>n</ex>a Herra</explicit>
                                <colophon>Ender Sveins Rÿmna. Anno 1693</colophon>
                                <bibl><ref>Rit Rímnafélagsins (I) 1948.</ref></bibl>
                                <textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
                                <note>23 rímur</note>
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                                        <watermark ana="yes">The watermark is a foolscap in a long collar with seven bells. The countermark consists of two letters ("EP"?).<p>
                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 7: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 8: letters?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 9: foolscap (top)?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 10: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 11: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 12: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 13: letters?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 14: letters?</item>
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                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 15: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 16: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 17: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 18: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 19: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 20: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 21: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 22: letters</item>
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                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 23: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 24: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 25: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 26: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 27: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 28: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 29: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 30: letters</item>
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                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 31: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 32: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 33: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 34: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 35: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 36: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 37: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 38: foolscap (top)</item>
                                            </list>
                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 39: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 40: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 41: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 42: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 43: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 44: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 45: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 46: foolscap (top)</item>
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                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 47: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 48: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 49: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 50: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 51: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 52: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 53: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 54: letters</item>
                                            </list>
                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 55: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 56: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 57: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 58: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 59: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 60: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 61: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 62: letters</item>
                                            </list>
                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 63: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 64: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 65: foolscap (top)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 66: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 67: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 68: foolscap (bottom)</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 69: letters</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 70: foolscap (top)</item>
                                            </list>
                                            <list>
                                                <item>Fol. 71: letters?</item>
                                                <item>Fol. 72: letters?</item>
                                            </list>
                                        </p></watermark> 
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                                    <foliation ana="later pag">There is later pagination on mostly every other recto-page (1-127) and on the last page (132).</foliation>
                                    <foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in red ink at the bottom of every recto-page (7-72).</foliation> 
                                    <collation><p>There are nine quires: <list>
                                        <item>II: fols. 7-14 (7+14, 8+13, 9+12, 10+11) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>III: fols. 15-22 (15+22, 16+21, 17+20, 18+19) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>IV: fol. 23-30 (23+30, 24+29, 25+28, 26+27) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>V: fols. 31-38 (31+38, 32+37, 33+36, 34+35) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>VI: fols. 39-46 (39+46, 40+45, 41+44, 42+43) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>VII: fols. 47-54 (47+54, 48+53, 49+52, 50+51) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>VIII: fols. 55-62 (55+62, 56+61, 57+60, 58+59) (4 bifolia)</item>
                                        <item>IX: fols. 63-72 (63+70, 64+69, 65+68 66+67, 71, 72) (4 bifolia, 2 singletons)</item>
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                                    </p>
                                        <signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
                                        <catchwords>There are catchwords on every page.</catchwords> 
                                    </collation>
                                    <condition><p>There are large stains on fols. <locus>7-23</locus>, but the text is not damaged.</p>
                                        <p>There is a small ink stain in the middle of fols. <locus>17r-18v</locus>.</p>
                                        <p>On the top of fol. <locus>23</locus>, there is a part of the page missing (and was repaired). Two lines of
                                        text are damaged.</p>
                                    <p>There are older repairs by means of paper.</p></condition>
                                        
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                                        <num type="wpl" atLeast="8" atMost="9"/>
                                        <dimensions type="written">
                                            <height unit="mm" quantity="170"/>
                                            <width unit="mm" quantity="125"/>
                                        </dimensions>
                                        <note>There is dry ruling marking the written area.</note>
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                            <handDesc hands="1">
                                <handNote scribeRef="unknown" scope="sole" script="kurrent">An unidentified scribe wrote the text mainly in kurrent
                                    script, but employed chancery script for highlighting of rubrics, first and last lines, and certain words or verses, e.g. on fol. <locus>72v</locus>.</handNote>
                            </handDesc>
                            
                            <decoDesc><decoNote type="initial">The initials correlate to 2-3 lines of text and are 
                                decorated by means of bolder strokes and additional lines.</decoNote>
                                <decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics and first lines of paragraphs are distinct by means of a different script type (chancery).</decoNote>
                            <decoNote type="paratext">The catchwords are decorated with by means of lines and simple squiggles.</decoNote>
                            <decoNote type="paratext">The end of the text is written in the shape of half a diamond.</decoNote></decoDesc>
                            <additions><p>On fol. <locus>7r</locus>, a later hand has added to the bottom margin: <q>Ex Num: 615 in Qvarto</q>.</p>
                                <p>There are later notes in the margins, e.g. on fols. <locus>15r</locus> and <locus>72v</locus>.</p>
                                <p>There are corrections to the text (partly by the scribe, partly in a different hand) e.g. on fols. <locus>8v</locus>, <locus>23v</locus> and <locus>65r</locus>.</p>
                            <p>There are many marks in the margins and underlinings in the text.</p></additions> 
                            
                            <accMat><p>(see above)</p>
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                            <origin>
                                <p>The codicological unit was probably written in <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace> in
                                    <origDate when="1693">1693</origDate> (see colophon).</p>
                            </origin>
                            <provenance>
                                <p>It is unknown how the codicological unit came into <name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name>'s possession.</p>
                                
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            <change type="handrit"><name key="ThorSig01" type="person">ÞS</name> tölvuskráði <date from="2003-01-23" to="2003-01-24">23.-24. janúar
                2003</date></change>
            <change when="2014" who="#BS">Partly adopted from handrit.is and adjusted according to own standards.</change> 
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