Old Irish 1 (CLST6007)

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

1x1000wd translation exercise (20%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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