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     Stjorn is a compilation which includes substantial fragments of three separate versions of part, or the whole, of Jewish history from the Creation to the Exile (Genesis-Exodus 18, Exodus 19-Deuteronomy, Joshua-2 Kings); the Gydinga saga, which includes a translation of 1 (and 2) Maccabees; and the Icelandic text of the Book of Psalms (the Vienna Psalter), copied by a 16th-century hand into a 13th-century Latin Psalter to function as a gloss but taken from a translation believed to be pre-Reformation.
     The page shown on the stamp is a portion of a page which tells the story of Noah and the Ark. It includes miniatures in the initial of the Ark and three men.

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