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Provides access to historical Scandinavian manuscripts as well as bibliographic information for manuscripts not yet digitized. Icelandic sagas, German/Nordic mythology and tales of chivalry.
A project of the National and University Library of Iceland and Cornell University Library in association with the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland, contains ca. 250,000 manuscript pages and ca. 150,000 printed pages. These images cover the Icelandic family sagas (Íslendingasögur), the sagas of (chiefly Norwegian) kings (konungasögur), chivalric romances (riddarasögur) and the Indigenous Icelandic epic form called rímur, among other texts. Printed editions and translations published before 1901 and housed in the Fiske Icelandic Collection, Cornell University Library complement the manuscripts from the National and University Library of Iceland and the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland.
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
Vendor: Cornell University
Producer: National and University Library of Iceland
Interlibrary Loan Type: Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users