Konungs skuggsjá

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Konungs skuggsjá
‘The king's mirror’

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 for further copies and fragments in both vellum and paper manuscripts.

  • Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, MS AM 243 fol. B

Language

Date

13th century

Form

primary form(s) — prose

Konungs skuggsjá

Categories

Old Norse texts

Keywords

Irish mirabilia


Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

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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.] Magnús Már Lárusson, 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.] Finnur Jónsson, 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>

Queried results

if available
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.
Magnús Már Lárusson, 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>
Finnur Jónsson, 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>


External links

List of manuscripts of “Speculum regale”, handrit.is, National and University Library of Iceland.

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