CodexParchment80150-170mm x 100-130mmLater foliation: Later folitation in red. The order of leaves in the last quire has been mixed up during the process of binding.
The right order would be fol. 77, 78, 73, 74, 75, 76, 79, 80.Poor: Poor condition due to moisture, especially the first leaf125mm x 90mmOnly three catchwords in the whole manuscript.UnknownCursivaSole
Info: cursiva antiquior; Magnus Olsen claims
based on orthography that the leaves 50v-51v as well as a short passage on fol. 19r are written
by another hand (cf. M. Olsen 1906-08, xii, lxiii-lxix, lxxvi-lxxviii)
- Initial: Red initials and rubrics. Some initials show a few ornaments.
- On fol. 44v and fol. 56v, there are
drawings of animals in the margins. On fol. 38r,the
name "Magnus Biornsson" from the 17th c. can be read. On fol
55r"Gudmundur Arason" can be read (also 17th c.)
On 80v, "LL 1641" can be read. On fol.
38v, there is a note in Latin. Note: In the box
for the manuscript, there are three photograph-negatives, two of
leaves, one portrait of NKS 1824 b 4to.
Thick wooden boards with carvings on it (some of them rune-like).
Holes for a clasp.
Magnús Björnsson: OwnerBrynjólfur Sveinsson: OwnerÞórarinn Eiríksson: OtherFrederik III Kong af Danmark : OwnerAccording to a note on fol 38r from the 17th c., a
Björnsson owned the manuscript. Bishop Brynjólfur
Sveinsson had Thórarinn Eiríksson bring the manuscript
to King Frederik