Introduction to Old Norse
This course, which can serve as one of the language-based options for the MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, introduces students to the language, literature, and culture of medieval Iceland. Its emphasis lies in providing a solid foundation in Old Norse grammar, syntax, and vocabulary that will allow students, by the end of the course, to read Old Norse-Icelandic literature in the sagas.
Assessment: One unseen three-hour written examination.
Course tutor: Christopher Abram, Scandinavian Studies Department
Time and location: This course comprises 40 hours of lectures and language classes. In 2011/12, they will take place on Mondays at 10.00 and Fridays at 12.00. The course is taught simultaneously as an undergraduate course, SCAN1401.
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