Units of Study

CLST6011 - Old Irish 2

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jonathan Mark Wooding
Phone: +61 2 9351 3841
Email: jonathan.wooding@sydney.edu.au

Description

The unit seeks to give the students further insights about Old Irish, building on those achieved by taking Old Irish 1. The main focus remains on the grammar of the language, as well as its phonology and orthography; an outline is provided of the history of Irish. Further key texts are read and explicated; the complex metrical patterns of the magnificent poetry are presented.

Assessments

1x2000wd translation exercise (40%), 1x3000wd essay (60%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

CLST6007

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