Renæssanceforum 3 • 2007

Jonna Louis-Jensen
Atter det skilte ... Fragmenter af en latinsk homilie i et islandsk kongesagahåndskrift

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Once Again the Separatedů: A new diplomatic edition of a fragmentary Latin homily. The text is pieced together from two parchment strips, formerly used as reinforcement material in a fourteenth-century Icelandic manuscript of kings' sagas, AM 66 fol. in the Arnamagnæan Collection, University of Copenhagen. Parallel passages to the homily can be found in various patristic texts, attributed to Gregory the Great, the Venerable Bede and St Augustine. – The mutilated Latin manuscript was a beautifully written, double-columned book (homiliary?), probably to be dated to the early twelfth century or around 1100. Its place of origin may have been France or the Netherlands.