Ludger Zeevaert

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Despite its fame as the pre-eminent medieval Icelandic saga, Njáls saga lacks a stemma comprehending all the saga’s manuscripts. As part of the Variance of Njáls saga (Breytileki Njáls sögu) project, we produced a stemma of all witnesses to chapter 86 (forty-eight out of the total sixty or so surviving manuscripts and fragments). Besides providing an(More)
The work of the research project “Variance of Njáls saga” at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík relies mainly on an annotated XML-corpus of manuscripts of Brennu-Njáls saga or ‘The Story of Burnt Njál’, an Icelandic prose narrative from the end of the 13th century. One part of the project is devoted to linguistic variation in(More)
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