Some knowledge of Germanic languages is advised.
Introduction to Old Saxon grammar and reading of Old Saxon texts, especially ‘Hêliand’ and some of the shorter texts.
Insight in the structure of Old Saxon and reading ability of Old Saxon texts.
Mode of instruction
2 hours a week during 14 weeks.
Ca. 3 to 4 hours preparation for every lecture
Ca. 25 hours preparation for examination
Oral examination on the basis of a text fragments that have been prepared at home.
How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.
Blackboard will not be used.
- B. Taeger, Heliand (Studienausgabe in Auswahl). (Altdeutsche Textbibliothek 95). –
Niemeyer, Tübingen 1984 or later.
- Heliand un Genesis. Hg. von Otto Behaghel (Altdeutsche Textbibliothek 4). - Niemeyer, Tü¬bin¬gen (preferably a rather new edition).
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Coordinator of Studies:Pui Chi Lai