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This course develops students' Old Norse skills, building on those gained in Old Norse 1, by studying more advanced language topics and introducing more complex texts such as poetry, runes and unnormalised Old Norse. Poetry and runes can offer a fascinating insight into the pre-Christian Old Norse world and present opportunities to consider the mediality and challenges of a variety of source types. In addition, students will read and discuss a variety of sources for thinking about early Scandinavian society will consider the latest positions in research in the field.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
This course aims to develop intermediate Old Norse skills by reading and translating real Old Norse texts, including poetry and runes, and to explore the use of these sources for understanding the pre-literary world of Scandinavia. In addition, students will gain a broader knowledge of early Scandinavian society via a range of primary and secondary sources and thematic seminar discussion.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
4000 word essay 60%
Take home tests and translation exercises 40%
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Remember||ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.|