STURLASON: SAGAS OF THE NORSE KINGS

MS 2128
MS Short Title STURLASON: SAGAS OF THE NORSE KINGS
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  1. SNORRE STURLASON: SAGAS OF THE NORSE KINGS, MAINLY COPIED FROM PEDER CLAUSSØN'S TRANSLATION OF "HEIMSKRINGLA", THE 1633 EDITION, PARTLY TRANSLATED FROM LOST NORSE MSS
  2. NEMUS GENEALOGICUM NORVAGICUM; CHRONICLES AND GENEALOGY OF THE NORSE KINGS FROM LEGENDARY FIORMO UP TO 1647; PARTLY COMPILED FROM WORKS BY HUITFELDT, LYSCANDER, AND ANDREAS BORCH, AND PARTLY FROM LOST NORSE MSS
Description MS in Norwegian, Latin and German on paper, Norway, ca. 1711-20, 192 ff. (complete), 32x21 cm, single column, (30x17 cm), 50-70 lines in Norwegian cursive script, notes in margins, 23 full-page genealogical trees in brown with green wash.
Binding Norway, 18th c., vellum over pasteboard, sewn on 4 thongs, green silk ribbons.
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Provenance 1. Bjørn Hansson, Oslo (-1995); 4. Arild and Morten Hansson, Oppegård and Hop, Norway, April 1996.
Commentary The only Snorre MS in private ownership.
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Place of origin Norway
Dates ca 1711 - 1720 AD

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