Árni Magnússon’s rearrangement of paper manuscripts

Repository for PhD project files by Beeke Stegmann

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						<bindingDesc><binding><p>The manuscript is bound in a modern half binding
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							It reads: <q>AM 118 8vo. Restaureret og indbundet september 1970. 
								Vedlagt: <del>Ældre bind +</del> lægfordeling.</q></p></accMat>
					
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								<locus from="1r" to="68v">1r:7-68v:12</locus> 
								<title type="uniform">Adonias saga</title>
								<rubric>Addony<ex>us</ex> saga</rubric>
								<textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
								<note>The first 6 lines on fol. <locus>1r</locus> and the last 16 lines on fol. <locus>68v</locus> are crossed out.
									The crossed-out lines on fol. <locus>1r</locus> contained the end of <title>Sigurðar saga fóts</title> (now found in <ref>AM 588 p 8vo</ref>), 
									and the lower part of fol. <locus>68v</locus> contained the  original beginning of <title>Bevers saga</title> (now found in <ref>AM 118 a 8vo CU2</ref>).</note>
									<note>Fol. <locus>24</locus> is blank.</note>
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										<note>Fols. <locus>17, 21, 22, 25</locus> are ca. 15 mm shorter than the regular size, and fols. <locus>18, 19, 20, 23, 24</locus>
											are again smaller, measuring only ca. 95 x 75 mm.</note>
										
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									<foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in purple ink (1-68) in the middle of the top or bottom margin.</foliation> 
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										<p>There are nine quires: <list>
												<item>I: fols. 1-8 (1+8, 2+7, 3+6, 4+5) (4 bifolia)</item> 
												<item>II: fols. 9-16 (9+16, 10+15, 11+14, 12+13) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>III: fols. 17-25 (17+25, 18, 19+24, 20+23, 21+22) (4 bifolia, 1 singleton)</item>
												<item>IV: fols. 26-33 (26+33, 27+32, 28+31, 29+30) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>V: fols. 34-41 (34+41, 35+40, 36+39, 37+38) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VI: fols. 42-49 (42+49, 43+48, 44+47, 45+46) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VII: fols. 50-57 (50+57, 51+56, 52+55, 53+54) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>VIII: fols. 58-65 (58+65, 59+64, 60+63, 61+62) (4 bifolia)</item>
												<item>[IX:] fols. 66-68 (66, 67, 68) (3 singletons) <note>The singletons used to form three bifolia 
												together with fols. 72, 73, 74 of <ref>AM 118 a 8vo CU2</ref>. During later repair, the leaves have been joined again.</note></item>
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										</p>
										<signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
										<catchwords>There are catchwords on most verso-sides, sometimes on the recto-sides of the leaves instead.</catchwords>
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									<condition>
										<p>Many leaves have been repaired at the spine, mostly with Japanese paper.</p>
										<p>Some leaves show large repairs at the front or bottom edge.</p>
										<p>Fol. <locus>22</locus> shows a large horizontal folding line, which has been repaired.</p>
										<p>There are many stains.</p>
										<p>The leaves have been washed, but are still rather dark. Especially the openings fols. 
											<locus>8v-9r</locus>, <locus>16v-17r</locus>, <locus>25v-26r</locus>, <locus>33v-34r</locus>, <locus>41v-42r</locus>, 
											<locus>49v-50r</locus>, <locus>57v-58r</locus>, <locus>66v-67r</locus>
											and fol. <locus>1r</locus>.</p></condition>
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							<decoDesc><decoNote type="initial">The initials span 1-4 lines and are decorated using bold lines, 
								additional strokes and partly other flourishing and dots.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics are written larger than the main text.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="paratext">Some catchwords are decorated with a line to the left or below the catchword.</decoNote></decoDesc>
							<additions><p>A later hand has added <q>109</q> in the top margin of fol. <locus>1r</locus> above the crossed-out text.</p></additions>
							
							

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							<origin>The codicological unit was written in northern <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>.
								Kålund dates it to the <date notBefore="1601" notAfter="1700">seventeenth century</date> 
								<bibl>Katalog II, <biblScope unit="page">396</biblScope></bibl>, whereas Lise Præstgaard Andersen
								specifies that it must have been written
								<origDate notBefore="1660" notAfter="1663">before 1663</origDate>
								<bibl><ref target="EA-B28">Lise Prætgaard Andersen</ref> 1983, <biblScope unit="page">xl-xliv</biblScope></bibl>.
							</origin>
							<provenance><p>It is hitherto unknown when or how <name type="person" role="owner" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name> received 
								the larger manuscript, of which this codicological unit was a part.</p>
								
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								<locus from="69av" to="110v:15">69av-110v:15</locus> 
								<title type="uniform">Bevers saga</title>
								<textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
								<rubric>Hier byriast Biefus Saga</rubric>
								<note>Fols. <locus>69v and 69ar</locus> are blank.</note>
								<note>The last 14 lines on fol. <locus>110v</locus> are crossed out. They contained the beginning of 
									<title type="uniform">Konráðs saga keisarasonar</title>, which is now preserved in <ref>AM 119 a 8vo CU4</ref>.</note>
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										<watermark ana="yes">The watermark cannot be identified due to the condition of the paper.</watermark>
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									<foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in purple ink (70-110) in the middle of the top or bottom margin. A later hand has added the 
										foliation in pencil on the added leaves (69 and 69a).</foliation> 
									<collation>
										<p>There are six quires: <list>
											
											<item>IX: fols. 69-74 (69+69a, 70+71, 72, 73, 74) (2 bifolia, 3 singletons) <note>The bifolium 70+71 has been repaired but is an original bifolium.
											The singletons 72, 73, 74 used to form the three outermost bifolia of the quire together with fols. 66, 67 and 68 from the previous CU.
											When the texts were separated, the additional bifolium 69+69a was inserted.
											During later conservation, fols. 72-74 have been rejoined with their original counterparts.</note></item>
											<item>X: fols. 75-82 (75+82, 76+81, 77+80, 78+79) (4 bifolia)</item>
											<item>XI: fols. 83-90 (83+90, 84+89, 85+88, 86+87) (4 bifolia)</item>
											<item>XII: fols. 91-98 (91+98, 92+97, 93+96, 94+95) (4 bifolia)</item>
											<item>XIII: fols. 99-106 (99, 100+105, 101+104, 102+103, 106) (3 bifolia, 2 singletons) <note>Fols. 99 and 106 used to form the outermost bifolium of this quire.</note></item>
											<item>XIV: fols. 107-110 (107, 108, 109, 110) (4 singletons) <note>The singletons used to form bifolia
												together with the first four leaves in <ref>AM 119 a 8vo CU4</ref>.</note></item>
												</list> 
										</p>
										<signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
										<catchwords>There are catchwords on most verso-sides, sometimes on the recto-sides of the leaves instead.</catchwords>
									</collation>
									<condition>
										<p>Many leaves have been repaired at the spine, mostly with Japanese paper.</p>
										<p>Some leaves show large repairs at the front or bottom edge.</p>
										<p>There are many stains.</p>
										<p>The leaves have been washed, but are still rather dark. This is especially true for the openings fols. 
											<locus>74v-75r</locus>, <locus>82v-83r</locus>, <locus>90v-91r</locus>, <locus>106v-107r</locus>, which are at 
											original quire boundaries.</p>
										<p>The openings at the centre of the quires are also slightly darker and the script is somewhat fading.</p></condition>
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								additional strokes and partly other flourishing and dots.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics are written larger than the main text.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="paratext">Some catchwords are decorated with a line to the left or below the catchword.</decoNote></decoDesc>
							<additions><p>The bifolium fols. <locus>69-69a</locus> is a later addition. <name type="person" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name> has written 
							<q>Befus Saga.</q> on fol. <locus>69r</locus> and a different hand, possibly one of his scribes, has written
							the beginning of the text on fol. <locus>69av</locus>. <note>The text is copied from fol. <locus>68v</locus> of <ref>AM 118 a CU1</ref>.</note></p>
							<p>There are a few later additions in the margins.</p></additions>
							
							
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							<origin>The codicological unit was written in northern <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>.
							Kålund dates it to the <date notBefore="1601" notAfter="1700">seventeenth century</date> 
							<bibl>Katalog II, <biblScope unit="page">396</biblScope></bibl>, whereas Lise Præstgaard Andersen
							specifies that it must have been written
							<origDate notBefore="1660" notAfter="1663">before 1663</origDate>
							<bibl><ref target="EA-B28">Lise Prætgaard Andersen</ref> 1983, <biblScope unit="page">xl-xliv</biblScope></bibl>.
						</origin>
							<provenance><p>It is hitherto unknown when or how <name type="person" role="owner" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name> received 
								the larger manuscript, of which this codicological unit was a part.</p>
							
								
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								<locus from="111r" to="128r">111r-127r</locus> 
								<textLang mainLang="is">Icelandic</textLang>
								<title type="uniform">Viktors saga og Blávus</title>
								<rubric>Sagan<ex>n</ex> af Blaus <ex>og</ex> Victor</rubric>
								<note>The text on fol. <locus>127v</locus> is crossed out. It contained the beginning
									of <title type="uniform">Bærings saga</title>, which 
									is now found in <ref>AM 118 a 8vo CU2</ref>.</note>
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										<watermark ana="yes">The watermark cannot be identified due to the condition of the paper.</watermark>
									</support>
									<foliation ana="later fol">There is later foliation in purple in the middle of the bottom margins (111-126).
									This foliation has been corrected twice with pencil. The latest foliation counts 111-127, including 111a.</foliation> 
									<collation>
										<p>There are three quires: <list>
												<item>XV: fols. 111-113 (111-111a, 112, 113) (1 bifolium, 2 singletons) <note>The bifolium 111+111a 
													was added later. Fols. 112 and 113 may have formed a short quire before.</note></item> 
											<item>XVI: fols. 114-121 (114+121, 115+120, 116+119, 117+118) (4 bifolia)</item>
											<item>XVII: fol. 122-127 (122+127, 123+126, 124+125) (3 bifolia)</item>
										</list>
										</p>
										<signatures>There are no quire signatures.</signatures>
										<catchwords>There are catchwords on most verso-sides, sometimes on the recto-sides of the leaves instead.</catchwords>
									</collation>
									<condition>
										<p>Some leaves have been repaired at the spine, mostly with Japanese paper.</p>
										<p>Some leaves show large repairs at the front or bottom edge.</p>
										<p>There are many stains.</p>
										<p>The leaves have been washed, but are still rather dark. This is especially true for the openings fols. 
											<locus>113v-114r</locus>, <locus>121v-83r</locus> and fol. <locus>127v</locus>, which are at 
											original quire boundaries.</p>
										<p>The openings at the centre of quires are also slightly darker and the script is somewhat fading.</p></condition>
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								additional strokes and partly other flourishing and dots.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="paratext">The rubrics are written larger than the main text.</decoNote>
								<decoNote type="paratext">Some catchwords are decorated with a line to the left or below the catchword.</decoNote></decoDesc>
							<additions><p></p></additions>
							
							<accMat></accMat>
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							<origin>The codicological unit was written in northern <origPlace key="IS">Iceland</origPlace>.
								Kålund dates it to the <date notBefore="1601" notAfter="1700">seventeenth century</date> 
								<bibl>Katalog II, <biblScope unit="page">396</biblScope></bibl>, whereas Lise Præstgaard Andersen
								specifies that it must have been written
								<origDate notBefore="1660" notAfter="1663">before 1663</origDate>
								<bibl><ref target="EA-B28">Lise Prætgaard Andersen</ref> 1983, <biblScope unit="page">xl-xliv</biblScope></bibl>.
							</origin>
							<provenance><p>It is hitherto unknown when or how <name type="person" role="owner" key="ArnMag001">Árni Magnússon</name> received 
								the larger manuscript, of which this codicological unit was a part.</p>
								
								
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			<change when="2015" who="#BS">Catalogued according to own standards.</change>
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