Old Irish 2 (CLST3606)


In this unit students will apply advanced methods of language-learning, historical linguistics, literary criticism and metrics to understanding Old Irish. Students will analyse the most influential theories, historical and contemporary, about the role of Old Irish in medieval Irish society. They will evaluate ways that the language has interacted with other cultures in history. Students will learn how to apply their understanding of Old Irish language, linguistics and literature to the scholarly, social and political challenges of all times.

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


1x2500wd written assignment (50%), 1x2hr exam (50%)

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