MREMS Romantic Audiences of Old Norse Skaldic Poetry| The Materia Medica in Old Norse Manuscripts
29 November 2022, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies seminars are lively and informal. All staff and students with an interest in Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies are warmly invited to attend.
The seminar will run online, via Zoom. There is no need to register.
The seminar comprises two papers:
‘10 Things I Hate About Þú: The Romantic Audiences of Old Norse Skaldic Poetry’
Ben Chennels, University College London
‘The Materia Medica in Old Norse Manuscripts between Scandinavia and the British Isles’
Luthien Canegemi, University College London, Wellcome Trust Fellow in Medical Humanities
Image: Title page of a manuscript of the Prose Edda, showing Odin, Heimdallr, Sleipnir and other figures from Norse mythology, via Wikimedia Commons. From the 18th century Icelandic manuscript ÍB 299 4to, page 58r, now in the care of the Icelandic National Library, https://handrit.is/en/manuscript/view/is/IB04-0299