No requirements, although some knowledge of historical grammar of Germanic is recommended.
Introduction to Old Norse grammar and syntax with the help of Old Norse Texts from E. V. Gordon, Introduction to Old Norse, Oxford.
At the end of the course the students should be able to read and understand Old Norse prose texts (saga’s).
The timetable is available on the website of the MA Linguistics
Mode of instruction
Total course load 5 EC x 28 hours= 140 hours
Lectures: 14 x 2 = 28
Preparation lectures: 14 x 3 = 42
Reading (guideline: 7 pages per hour depending on the material to be studied): 40
Preparation exam: 28
Written examination (translation, open questions)
Students who fail the course may resit the exam.
E. V. Gordon, Introduction to Old Norse, Oxford 1968 of later
Clunies Ross, Margaret, The Cambridge Introduction to the Old Norse Sagas, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2014.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Prof.dr. A. Quak: A. Quak
Coordinator of Studies: P.C. Lai
Please contact Student administration van Eyckhof
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