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The Angers fragment Parchment

Description: The Angers-fragment consists of 4 folios, the only remaining parts of a manuscript containing the text of Denmark's first national Chronicle, the Gesta Danorum, written by Saxo Grammaticus around 1200. Ny kgl. S. 869, 4to. Parchment 21,6 x 16,1 cm. "The Søren Kierkegaard Archives": Documentary heritage submitted by Denmark and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 1997. The Royal Library Manuscript Department holds Denmark's largest collection of literary and artistic archives. The nominated documentary heritage includes as highlights: the manuscript and correspondence of Hans Christian Andersen; the Søren Kierkegaard Archives (manuscripts and personal papers); the Dalby Book (a Latin Gospel on parchment), the Inca Chronicle (Guaman Poma's hand-written chronicle), the Angers fragment (parts of Denmark's first national chronicle) and maps of the Polar Region.

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