Codex Scardensis

Title:
Codex Scardensis
Library:
Private collection of Lionel and Philip Robinson.???
Language:
Old Norse (Icelandic)
Shelf Mark:
n/a?
Alternate Names:
Scardsbok -- Skardsbok
Origin:
Iceland
Dimensions:
94 folios -- 320-416 x 256-274 mm.
Date Description:
Mid-14th century.
Content:
Contains the original version of Postola sögur (Lives of the Apostles) ; in addition, an Inventory of Skarð Church, ca.1401, a Tithe-account for Skarðosströnd, 1507-1523, another Inventory of Skarð Church, and marginalia.
Illuminations:
No
Type of Decoration:
historiated initials -- decorated initials --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize BS 2440 .C57 1960 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome.
Series:
Early Icelandic manuscripts in facsimile, 2
Publication Date:
1960
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde and Bagger
Printer:
Det Berlingske Bogtrykkerei (Copenhagen)
Notes:
Other names: Desmond Slay
Type of Text:
administrative, documents, hagiographical, mixed, religious, secular, vernacular, vernacular literature