The Finding of Wineland the Good; History of the Icelandic Discovery of America

The Finding of Wineland the Good; History of the Icelandic Discovery of America

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...Biskupa Sogur, Copenh. 1858, vol. i. p. 706. 6 Islandske Annaler, ubi sup. passim. He is last named in Norwegian documents without the title in 1304, and is called simply 'Haukr Erlendsson Iggma8r, ' Diplomatarium Norvegicum, Christiania, 1849, vol. i. p. 93, No. 103. The title 'herra' is first assigned him in these documents in 1305, Dip. Norv. vol. i. p. 96, No. 106. 6 Cf. forkelsson, loc. cit. p. viii; Munch, loc. cit. p. 176. 7 Islandske Annaler, ubi sup. passim, except p. 219, where the year of his death is given as 1332, which date, however, is not reconcilable with Munklffabok, ed. Christiania, 1845, p. 89. Munch, loc. cit. p. 178, gives the date of his death June 3rd, 1334. 8 Cf. Formali, Biskupa Sogur, Copenh. 1858, vol. i. p. xviii, and Katalog over den Arnamagnaeanske Hlndskriftsamling, Copenh. 1889, vol. i. p. 686. 9 Islandske Annaler, ubi sup. p. 353. century by John the Learned Jon laerfci1, possibly about 16002, and a few years later by Arngrim Jonsson Arngrimr Jonsson3; it was subsequently loaned to Bishop Bryniolf Sveinsson, who caused the transcripts of the Landnamabok and the Kristni Saga to be made from it, as has already been related. This part of the codex the Bishop may have returned to the owner, himself retaining the remainder, for, with the exception of the two sagas named, Ami Magnusson obtained the codex from Gaulveriaboer in the south of Iceland, and subsequently the remaining leaves of the missing sagas from the Rev. Olaf Jonsson Sira (Mafr Jdnsson, who was the clergyman at Stad in Grunnavik Stabr 1 Grunnavik, in north-western Iceland, between the years 1703 and 17074. Hauk's Book originally contained about 200 leaves8, with widely varied contents. Certain leaves of the original manuscript have been detached from the...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236577493
  • 9781236577498