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AM 738 4to

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AM 738 4to

AM 738 4to or Edda oblongata is an Icelandic paper manuscript dated to ca. 1680. It is housed in the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, Reykjavík. It consists of 135 leaves and contains an illustrated copy of the Prose Edda, with 23 drawings of subjects from Norse mythology. The manuscript's name derives from its distinct oblong format; the book is unusually tall compared to its width.

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  • Digitized version of AM 738 4to from the Skaldic database


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