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Page from the Codex Regius, Iceland, late 13th century. Artist: Werner Forman

Page from the Codex Regius, Iceland, late 13th century. Artist: Werner Forman

2-358-979 - Werner Forman Archive/Stofnun Arna Magnussonar a Islandi, Reykjavik, Iceland/Heritage Images

          

Page from the Codex Regius, Iceland, late 13th century. Page from the manuscript Gks 2365 4to, also known as Codex Regius. The oldest and most important manuscript of the poems of elder Edda, it was written in Iceland. The poems deal with the pagan gods and the heroes of Germanic legend. It was presented to King Frederik III in 1643 by Bishop Brynjolfur. From the Stofnun Arna Magnussonar a Islandi, Reykjavik.


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  1. 0700001445
  1. 112VI0319b
  1. 2-358-979
  1. 2358979

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3630x3900
File Size : 41476kb

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Creator
  1. Werner Forman, attributed to: : Photographer
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Manuscript

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