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Saturday, October 17, 2009

Icelandic manuscripts online

In my research for a TI article on the manuscripts of Iceland I've come across a quite useful online archive of some of the manuscripts held at the Arni Magnusson Institute in Rejkjavik:

http://www.am.hi.is/WebView/VefHandritalisti.aspx

It's in Icelandic, and you need to know the catalogue number of the manuscript you want to see, but just click on "Skoða" to see the manuscript itself.

Jónsbók, the most highly decorated of the period manuscripts, is AM 350.

1 comment:

Aryanhwy merch Catmael said...

Cool.

Folks might also find Anna de Byxe's article from the 2008 KWHS proceedings useful -- "Manuscript and e-text sources from northern Europe", http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/latex/kw/anna/anna.pdf.