Konungs skuggsjá

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Konungs skuggsjá

    Konungs skuggsjá‘The king's mirror’

    • Old Norse
    • prose
    • Old Norse texts
    Title
    Konungs skuggsjá
    ‘The king's mirror’
    Latin: Speculum regale
    Author
    Anonymous
    Manuscripts

    The main manuscript is Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, AM 243 fol. B. See handrit.is, “List of manuscripts of Speculum regale (National and University Library of Iceland), for further copies and fragments in both vellum and paper manuscripts.

    • Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, MS AM 243 fol. B
    Language
    • Old Norse
    Date
    13th century
    Form
    prose (primary)

    Classification

    Old Norse texts

    Keywords

    Irish mirabilia
    • Sources

    Primary sources
    Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] Konungs skuggsjá: Speculum regale, Reykjavík: Leiftur, 1955.
    [ed.] Holm-Olsen, Ludvig, Konungs skuggsiá, Norrone tekster 1, 2nd ed. (1945), Oslo: Norsk historisk kjeldeskrift-institutt, 1983.
    [ed.] Konungs skuggsjá: Speculum regale, Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab, 1920–1921.
    HathiTrust: <link>
    [ed.] Brenner, Oscar, Speculum regale: ein altnorwegischer Dialog, nach Cod. Arnamagn. 243 Fol. B. und den ältesten Fragmenten, Munich: Kaiser, 1881.
    Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> Septentrionalia.net: <link>
    [tr.] Meissner, Rudolf, Der Königsspiegel: Konungsskuggsjá, Halle/Saale: Niemeyer, 1944.
    [tr.] Larson, Laurence Marcellus, The king’s mirror (Speculum regale-Konungs skuggsjá), Scandinavian Monographs 3, New York: American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1917.
    Internet Archive: <link> Mediumaevum.com: <link>

    Secondary sources

    Larrington, Carolyne, “‘Undruðusk þá, sem fyrir var’: wonder, Vínland and mediaeval travel narratives”, Medieval Scandinavia 14 (2004): 91–114.
    Scnhall, Jens Eike, and Rudolf Simek (eds), Speculum regale: der altnorwegische Königsspiegel (Konungs skuggsjá) in der europäischen Tradition, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia 5, Vienna: Fassbaender, 2000.
    Sayers, William, “Konungs skuggsjá: Irish marvels and the king’s justice”, Scandinavian Studies 57 (1985): 147–161.
    Young, Jean, “Two of the Irish mirabilia in the King’s mirror”, Études Celtiques 3 (1938): 21–26.
    Gougaud, Louis, “L’aéronef dans les légendes du moyen âge”, Revue Celtique 41 (1924): 354–358.
    Gallica: <link>
    Meyer, Kuno, “The Irish mirabilia in the Norse ‘Speculum Regale’ [Revised version]”, Ériu 4 (1908–1910): 1–16.
    Meyer, Kuno, “The Irish mirabilia in the Norse ‘Speculum Regale’”, Folk-Lore 5 (1894): 299–316.
    Internet Archive: <link>

    Larrington, Carolyne, “‘Undruðusk þá, sem fyrir var’: wonder, Vínland and mediaeval travel narratives”, Medieval Scandinavia 14 (2004): 91–114.
    Scnhall, Jens Eike, and Rudolf Simek (eds), Speculum regale: der altnorwegische Königsspiegel (Konungs skuggsjá) in der europäischen Tradition, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia 5, Vienna: Fassbaender, 2000.
    Sayers, William, “Konungs skuggsjá: Irish marvels and the king’s justice”, Scandinavian Studies 57 (1985): 147–161.
    Holm-Olsen, Ludvig, Konungs skuggsiá, Norrone tekster 1, 2nd ed. (1945), Oslo: Norsk historisk kjeldeskrift-institutt, 1983.
    Konungs skuggsjá: Speculum regale, Reykjavík: Leiftur, 1955.
    Meissner, Rudolf, Der Königsspiegel: Konungsskuggsjá, Halle/Saale: Niemeyer, 1944.
    Young, Jean, “Two of the Irish mirabilia in the King’s mirror”, Études Celtiques 3 (1938): 21–26.
    Gougaud, Louis, “L’aéronef dans les légendes du moyen âge”, Revue Celtique 41 (1924): 354–358.
    Gallica: <link>
    Konungs skuggsjá: Speculum regale, Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab, 1920–1921.
    HathiTrust: <link>
    Larson, Laurence Marcellus, The king’s mirror (Speculum regale-Konungs skuggsjá), Scandinavian Monographs 3, New York: American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1917.
    Internet Archive: <link> Mediumaevum.com: <link>
    Meyer, Kuno, “The Irish mirabilia in the Norse ‘Speculum Regale’ [Revised version]”, Ériu 4 (1908–1910): 1–16.
    Meyer, Kuno, “The Irish mirabilia in the Norse ‘Speculum Regale’”, Folk-Lore 5 (1894): 299–316.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    Brenner, Oscar, Speculum regale: ein altnorwegischer Dialog, nach Cod. Arnamagn. 243 Fol. B. und den ältesten Fragmenten, Munich: Kaiser, 1881.
    Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> Septentrionalia.net: <link>

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