LING 3315

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Old Norse is a collective term for the earliest North Germanic literary languages: Old Icelandic, Old Norwegian, Old Danish, and Old Swedish. The richly documented Old Icelandic is the center of attention, and the purpose is twofold: the students gain knowledge of an ancient North Germanic language, important from a linguistic point of view, and gain access to the medieval Icelandic (and Scandinavian) literature. The structure of Old Norse (Old Icelandic), phonology, and morphology, with reading of selections from the Prose-Edda, a 13th-century narrative based on the Eddaic poetry. 

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: MEDVL 3315

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8668LING 3315  LEC 001

  • This course cannot be counted towards any Linguistics major or minor requirements except the ancillary skills requirement of the major, if taken in sequence with Old Norse II.