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Árni Magnusson

Magnusson, Árni or Árne (ourˈnĭ mägˈnōsôn) [key], 1663–1730, Icelandic historian and antiquarian. He taught at the Univ. of Copenhagen, and his important collection of ancient Icelandic manuscripts is housed there.

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