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Old Norse - ENGL6042

Year - 2019

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 introduces students to the culture that the Vikings brought to Britain by introducing them to the language of medieval Iceland, the literary centre of medieval Scandinavia, through texts written in Old Icelandic.

1x1hr lecture/week, 2x1hr tutorial/week

1x1000wd translation exercise (20%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd exam (40%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Assoc Prof Daniel Anlezark
HECS Band: 1
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