Old Irish 2 (CLST6011)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

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

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CLST6007

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