Units of Study
ENGL3635 - Old Norse
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Hannah Mary Burrows
Old Norse is the name given to the language of medieval Scandinavia which was spoken by the Viking invaders of Britain
in the early Middle Ages. Old Norse literature presents a rich variety, from mythological and legendary poetry to Icelandic sagas. This unit extends students' understanding of the Germanic culture which the Anglo-Saxons brought to Britain by introducing them to the language of medieval Iceland, the literary centre of medieval Scandinavia, through texts written in Old Icelandic.
2x1500wd essays (70%), 1x1hr exam (30%)
Students are advised to consult the unit coordinator
18 Senior credit points from English or Australian Literature
Students who have completed ENGL3621, ENGL3622, ENGL3631, ENGL3632, ENGL3636 must consult coordinator
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