Old Irish 1 (CLST2606)

UNIT OF STUDY

Old Irish was the language spoken and written in Ireland in the early Middle Ages and is preserved in a range of records, from Ogham stones to manuscripts. In this unit students will develop a knowledge of Old Irish grammar and vocabulary and learn to read texts in Old Irish.

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Classes

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

Assessment

1x2500wd grammar and translation exercise (50%), 1x2hr exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 junior credit points from any of (Arabic, Archaeology, English, French, Ancient Greek, German, Hebrew, History, Italian, Latin, Linguistics, Modern Greek, Sanskrit, or Spanish)

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