66 manuscripts from the Arnamagnæan Collection

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This volume commemorates the three-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the Icelandic scholar and antiquarian Árni Magnússon, who served as secretary of the Royal Archives and professor of Danish antiquities at the University of Copenhagen, in addition to building the most important collection of early Scandinavian manuscripts in existence.


The book presents descriptions of sixty-six manuscripts from the collection, one for each year of Magnússon's life, complemented by high-quality color photographs, a comprehensive introduction to Magnússon's life, and a chapter on book production in the medieval period.
Published in collaboration with the Arnamagnæan Institute at the Department of Nordic Research, Copenhagen and the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, Reykjavík.
Matthew J. Driscoll is a senior lecturer in Old Norse philology at the University of Copenhagen and head of the Arnamagnæan Institute.
Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir is head of the Manuscript Department at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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Sideantal: 248
Sprog: Engelsk
Originalsprog: Engelsk
Produktvariant: Hardback
Oplag: 1
Udgave: 1
Udgiver: Museum Tusculanums Forlag
Bredde: 204 mm
Højde: 256 mm
Dybde: 26 mm
Vægt: 1122 g
Udgivelsesdato: 18 Feb 2015
Oplagsdato: 18 Feb 2015
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b-9788763542647

Udgivelsesår

2015

Sprog

Engelsk

66 manuscripts from the Arnamagnæan Collection Museum Tusculanums Forlag