JS 8 fol.
JS 8 fol. (1729, Iceland)
Landsbókasafn Íslands, Reykjavík
Contemporary: Thesaurus historicus eður sagnafésjóður útlenskra þjóða forkunnar fróðlegur af ýmislegum annara landa þjóðum, framandi keisurum, kóngum, greifum, hertogum, jörlum, riddurum, júnkærum, herrum, höfðingjum, hetjum, köppum, merkilegum maktar og mikilsháttar mönnum er, áður á fyrri öldum, aðskiljanlegar hálfur heimsins byggt hafa. Innihaldandi eins og sérhvors þeirra kynþáttakvíslir, ættslóðir og uppruna, blómlegan bráðþroska, vísdóm og riddaralegar íþróttir í útreiðum, bóknámi, einvígjum, áræði og átektum, ýmsra kóngaríkja, er þeir með ofsa og orustum undir sig lögðu.
Kostgæfilega samanhentur og tildreginn, yfirlesinn og endurbættur af ærugöfugum sýslumanninum seignor Bjarna Péturssyni að Skarði á Skarðsströnd, þeim til skemmtunar og fróðleiks er þess háttar fornar sögur heyra vilja og eftir hans forlagi af ýmsum skrifaður. Anno MDCCXXIX
1. (2r-47r) Rómverja sagaIcelandic2. (47v-87v) Alexanders sagaIcelandic3. (88r-119v) Gyðinga sagaIcelandic4. (121r-145v) Huga saga sterka og Skaplers konungsIcelandic5. (146r-185v) Trójumanna sagaIcelandic6. (186r-226v) Tristrams sagaIcelandic7. (227r-283r) Galmeys saga riddaraIcelandic8. (283r-289v) Egils saga einhenda og Ásmundar berserkjabanaIcelandicHér byrjar söguna af Egli einhenda9. (290r-301r) Ragnars saga loðbrókarIcelandicSaga af Ragnari loðbrók og sonum hans9.1. (301r-301r) Vísa um Ragnar loðbrókIcelandicRagnar reyndi þegnaNote: "Ragnar reyndi þegna/regnið undan megna/hegningar réð rigna/rögn dreif hjaldurs togna/fögnuð missti en magnast/mögnuð orustu sögnin/fregnin sú frást af tignum/hann fagnaði orma vagni."10. (301v-312v) Konráðs saga keisarasonarIcelandic11. (312v-321v) Þjalar-Jóns saga (defective)IcelandicNote: Ending missing
CodexPaperi, 322Note: A modern flyleaf in the back.291mm x 180mmYesLater foliation: Sporadic foliation in ink in the upper left corner and with pencil at the bottom from time of conservationAverage: The manuscript was previously in a poor state but has been repaired. Some frayed edges with loss of text, a larger lacuna after fol. 321.Note: In Ragnars saga the verses are marked in the margin with: vísa. They are laid out as prose, but a space has been left before and after them. At the end of the story there is a: Vísa kveðin um Ragnar kóng loðbrók, written separately.251mm x 150mmA few wordsUnknownUnknownMajor
Info: Several hands
High
  • Border: A border of flowers and leaves at the bottom of the title page
  • Initial: Decorated and ornamented initials throughout
  • Paratext: Decorated and coloured rubrics and initials on fols. 2r, 47v, 88r, 121r, 146r, 186r, 227r, 294r, 301v
  • Other: Colours in the manuscript: red, yellow and blue
Low
  • At the top of Ffl1v: "Bókin tileyrir Th Sivertsen" (in pencil). Below: "Th. Sivertsen gaf mé bók þessa, en ég Jóni Sigurðssyni 1855. B.Thorarensen" (in ink)
  • Squiggles on fol. 120r
  • A blank sheet from restoration at the end of the manuscript (modern back flyleaf).
Plain
Leather on wooden boards.
There is a slip of paper from the binding housed with the manucript with scribble on one side of it
1729
Iceland
Þorvaldur Sívertsen: OwnerBogi Thorarensen: OwnerJón Sigurðsson: Owner
Last update: 2016-05-23

 

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