The King's Mirror

Title:
The King's Mirror
Library:
Universitetsbiblioteket
Language:
Old Norse (Icelandic)
City:
KOBENHAVN (COPENHAGEN, Kopenhagen), Denmark
Shelf Mark:
AM 243 a fol.
Alternate Names:
Konungs skuggsja -- Speculum regale --
Origin:
Iceland
Dimensions:
44 folios -- ca. 310 x 240 mm.
Date Description:
Third quarter of the 15th century.
Author:
anonymous mid-thirteenth century cleric in Norway
Content:
Dialogue between a father and a son re. matters of interest to a merchant, to the proper behavior of a courtier, and to the proper behavior of a king.
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
some pen ornamentation --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge PT 7320 .K7 H54 1987 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome.
Series:
Early Icelandic manuscripts in facsimile, 17
Publication Date:
1987
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde and Bagger
Printer:
Special-Trykkiert Viborg A-S (Viborg)
Notes:
Other names: Konungs skuggsjá, Speculum regale, Ludvig Holm-Olsen
Type of Text:
didactic, prose, vernacular