King Magnus Hakonsson’s laws of Norway and other Legal Texts

Title:
King Magnus Hakonsson’s laws of Norway and other Legal Texts
Library:
Kongelike Bibliotek
Language:
Old Norse (Norwegian)
City:
KOBENHAVN (COPENHAGEN, Kopenhagen), Denmark
Shelf Mark:
Gl. Kgl. Saml. 1154 Fol.
Alternate Names:
Hardenberg’s Codex --
Origin:
1) Oslo / Bergen; 2) East Norway
Dimensions:
102 folios -- 262 x 182 mm.
Date Description:
1) fols. 1-60: 2nd quarter of 14th c.; 2) fols. 61-91: end of 14th c.; 3) fols. 92-102 (not reproduced): after 1521.
Content:
Gula[th]ing version of the Landslog (fols. 1-60) -- legislation concerning the Church (fols. 61-91) -- royal statutes (fols. 92-102) note : “the only medieval Norwegian illuminated manuscript we have preserved” (p. 35 of facsimile volume).
Hand:
Gothic Book Hand
Illuminations:
No
Type of Decoration:
some large historiated intials -- many ornamented initials -- filigree -- some drolleries [droleries, grotesques] --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge PT 7220 .C65 1952 v.7 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
King Magnus Hakonsson’s Landslog is in color, the remaining documents are monochrome -- fols 92-102 (in sixteenth century hand) has not been reproduced --
Series:
Corpus Codicum Norvegicorum Medii Aevi. Quarto Series, 7
Publication Date:
1983
Place of Publication:
Oslo, Norway
Publisher:
The Society for Publication of Old Norwegian Manuscripts
Printer:
Fr. Bragges Kgl. Hofbogtrykkeri
Notes:
The facsimile does not reproduce the third part of MS 1154 (fols 92-100) which was written in the 16th century.
Type of Text:
historical, legal, secular, vernacular