Lbs 1971 4to
Lbs 1971 4to (1700-1799, Iceland)
Landsbókasafn Íslands, Reykjavík
Sagas, mostly written in the 19th century, defective Contemporary: Þessi bók hefur inni að halda skemtilegar frásögur af fornaldar kongum og køppum1. (4r-9v) Ketils saga hængsIcelandic2. (9v-12v) Gríms saga loðinkinnaIcelandic3. (12v-39v) Örvar-Odds saga (defective)IcelandicNote: defective at the end4. (40r-51r) Áns saga bogsveigisIcelandic5. (52r-63v) Hektors sagaIcelandicSaga af Hektor og köppum hans6. (64r-92v) Haralds saga HveðrubanaIcelandic7. (85r-120v) Hrólfs saga GautrekssonarIcelandic8. (121r-143v) Fertrams saga og Platos (defective)IcelandicNote: Incomplete.
CodexPaperi, 143198mm x 160mmYesContemporary paginationGood170mm x 125mmYesUnknownKurrentMinor
Info: At least 4 different scribes.
  • Initial
  • Other: Catchwords often decorated with knotwork.
  • Fol. 1 and 2 with scribblings and pen trials.
  • On many pages, the text is provided by a later scribe.
Binding has fallen off and book block, with quires still attached by strings, is wrapped in a paper sleev for protection.
Einar Stefánsson: Owner
Last update: 2015-02-10



M. J. Driscoll
Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics
University of Copenhagen
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