A CONCISE DICTIONARY OF OLD ICELANDIC DOVER LANGUAGE GUIDES

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A Concise Dictionary Of Old Icelandic

Author : Geir T. Zoëga
ISBN : 9780486434315
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Icelandic is closer to the speech patterns of the Middle Ages than any living European language, making this volume invaluable to students and scholars of Old Icelandic and English culture and history.
Category: Foreign Language Study

An Introduction To Old Norse

Author : Eric Valentine Gordon
ISBN : 0198111843
Genre : Religion
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The first edition of this standard work was published in 1927 and has been reprinted several times. This second edition has been revised and reset and the saga Hrafnkels saga freysgooa is now included in its entirety. The work is now available for the first time in paperback.
Category: Religion

Old English Meter

Author : Jun Terasawa
ISBN : 9781442693845
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Old English Metre offers an essential framework for the critical analysis of metrical structures and interpretations in Old English literature. Jun Terasawa's comprehensive introductory text covers the basics of Old English metre and reviews the current research in the field, emphasizing the interaction between Old English metre and components such as word-formation, word-choice, and grammar. He also covers the metre-related problems of dating, authorship, and the distinction between prose and verse. Each chapter includes exercises and suggestions for further reading. Appendices provide possible answers to the exercises, tips for scanning half-lines, and brief definitions of metrical terms used. Examples in Old English are provided with literal modern English translations, with glosses added in the first three chapters to help beginners. The result is a comprehensive guide that makes important text-critical skills much more readily available to Old English specialists and beginners alike.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Icelandic Language

Author : Stefán Karlsson
ISBN : UOM:39015059173339
Genre : Icelandic language
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Category: Icelandic language

The Cambridge Old English Reader

Author : Richard Marsden
ISBN : 9781316240328
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This reader remains the only major new reader of Old English prose and verse in the past forty years. The second edition is extensively revised throughout, with the addition of a new 'Beginning Old English' section for newcomers to the Old English language, along with a new extract from Beowulf. The fifty-seven individual texts include established favourites such as The Battle of Maldon and Wulfstan's Sermon of the Wolf, as well as others not otherwise readily available, such as an extract from Apollonius of Tyre. Modern English glosses for every prose-passage and poem are provided on the same page as the text, along with extensive notes. A succinct reference grammar is appended, along with guides to pronunciation and to grammatical terminology. A comprehensive glossary lists and analyses all the Old English words that occur in the book. Headnotes to each of the six text sections, and to every individual text, establish their literary and historical contexts, and illustrate the rich cultural variety of Anglo-Saxon England. This second edition is an accessible and scholarly introduction to Old English.
Category: Literary Criticism

Viking Language 2

Author : Jesse L. Byock
ISBN : 1481175262
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Viking Language 2: The Old Norse Reader immerses the learner in the legends, folklore, and myths of the Vikings. The readings are drawn from sagas, runes and eddas. They take the student into the world of Old Norse heroes, gods, and goddesses. There is a separate chapter on the 'Creation of the World' and another on 'The Battle at the World's End,' where the gods meet their doom. Other readings and maps focus on Viking Age Iceland, Greenland, and Vínland. A series of chapters tackles eddic and skaldic verse with their ancient stories from the old Scandinavian past. Runic inscriptions and explanations of how to read runes form a major component of the book. Where there are exercises, the answers are given at the end of the chapter. Both Viking Language 1 and 2 are structured as workbooks. Students learns quickly and interactively. More information on our website: vikinglanguage.com
Category: Foreign Language Study

Viking Language

Author : Volundr Lars Agnarsson
ISBN : 1496196929
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Learn Old Norse, the official spoken language during the Viking Age! Old Norse is the language that was spoken by the vikings and their overseas settlements during the Viking Age. The Old Norse alphabet was originally written in the Runic alphabet until it was converted to the Latin system we know today. This edition contains grammar, pronunciation, practice texts and an extensive dictionary based on the works of Zoega, Cleasby and Vigfusson all in one easy to read book.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines