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introduction to Old Norse

E. V. Gordon

introduction to Old Norse

by E. V. Gordon

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby E.V. Gordon.
ContributionsTaylor, A. R. 1913-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18201189M
ISBN 100198111053

OLD ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND EXERCISE BOOK. PART I. INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER I. HISTORY. 1. The history of the English language falls naturally into three periods; but these periods blend into one another so gradually that too much significance must not be attached to the exact dates which scholars, chiefly for convenience of treatment, have assigned File Size: KB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

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  From runic inscriptions to sagas, this book introduces readers to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. An introduction to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. Covers mythology and family sagas, as well as less well-known areas, such as oral story-telling, Eddaic verse and skaldic verse.   The other two are A New Introduction To Old Norse part 2 Reader (green cover) and the last one is A New Introduction To Old Norse part 3, Glossary And Index Of Names (yellow cover) great books, I would buy them again. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Andre. out of 5 stars Five Stars/5(22).


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Introduction to Old Norse by E. V. Gordon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The other reviewer's suggestion about studying Old Norse via Modern Icelandic is a good one and Stefan Einarsson's "Icelandic Grammar" of is a suitable introduction to Modern Icelandic grammar with accompanying readings on topics that are somewhat out of date.

Mal og Menning (Language and Culture), Iceland's premier bookstore, Cited by: This is part one of three books. The other two are A New Introduction To Old Norse part 2 Reader (green cover) and the last one is A New Introduction To Old Norse part 3, Glossary And Index Of Names (yellow cover) great books, Introduction to Old Norse book would buy them again/5(11).

Gordon's introduction to Old Norse remains a standard in the field. A well-selected anthology of prose and poetry (including Skaldic verse), with detailed notes, and a comprehensive grammar and glossary make this an ideal choice for beginning and intermediate readers.

Check out the acknowledgements for a shout-out to Oxford don J. Tolkien!/5. The linguistic genealogy of Old Norse begins with the spread of Proto-Indo-European. Proto-Indo-European (PIE) refers to a language reconstructed by linguists and presumably extant before the advent of writing in its speaking area.

Introduction to Old Norse Old Norse is a term used broadly to refer to languages introduction to Old Norse book dialects of Viking Age and Medieval Scandinavia, and sometimes more specifically to refer to Old Icelandic, the form of the language used in Medieval Iceland.

1 Introduction The aim of the Grammar From the point of view of the student, many existing grammars of Old Norse suffer from two major defects. First, they are largely constructed on historical principles and thus contain detail about earlier stages of the language and linguistic development, little of which is of directFile Size: KB.

A NEW INTRODUCTION TO OLD NORSE The Study of Old Icelandic: An Introduction to the Sources Grammar Reader.

Facsimiles Glossar y and Index of Names TEXT SERIES Ágrip. Driscoll Clemens sa g a. Edited and translated by Helen Carron Einar Ólafur Sveinsson: Dating the Icelandic sagas Einar Ólafur Sveinsson: The Folk-Stories of Iceland.

Specifically, I mostly used a combination of Auður Einarsdóttir’s Learning Icelandic, Geir T. Zoëga’s A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Michael Barnes’s A New Introduction to Old Norse, and the free but very basic and incomplete lessons at Old Norse for Beginners.

From the preface: This revision of the Introduction to Old Norse was undertaken in the belief that the book serves its purpose well and that it lays a good foundation for a linguistic knowledge and a literary appreciation of the monuments of medieval Scandinavia.

The medieval Norse-Icelandic saga is one of the most important European vernacular literary genres of the Middle Ages.

This Introduction to the saga genre outlines its origins and development, its literary character, its material existence in manuscripts and printed editions, and its changing reception from the Middle Ages to the present by: An introduction to Old Norse by Gordon, E.

(Eric Valentine), ; Taylor, A. Publication date Topics Old Norse language, Old Norse language Internet Archive Books. Canadian Libraries. Uploaded by [email protected] on Decem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:     Short answer: Edda (aka Prose Edda or Snorra Edda formerly known as Younger Edda) is a book of poetics written by the Icelandic Chieftain Snorri Sturluson in the first half of the s, in which he happened to include a large number of Norse myths, wrapped up in a frame narrative which rendered them fictional for his Christian audience (Iceland converted c.

CE). Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1 A New Introduction to Old Norse - Part III - Glossary and Index of Names.

A New Introduction To Old Norse book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. From runic inscriptions to sagas, this book introduces readers to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. An introduction to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature.

Covers mythology and family sagas, as well as less well-known areas, such as oral story-telling, Eddaic verse and skaldic verse. Summary: Introduction The only two original sources of Norse mythology are two Icelandic texts, the Elder Edda (first written around a.d.

but containing earlier tales) and the Younger Edda (written by Snori Sturluson at the end of the s). The Norse myths are bleaker than the Greek and Roman tales. An Introduction to Old Norse Special offers and product promotions Prime Student members get an extra 10% off a selection of books/5(8).

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Viking Language 1: Learn Old Norse, Runes, and Icelandic Sagas (2nd Edition) is an introduction to Old Norse, runes, Icelandic sagas, mythological tales, and the culture of the Vikings. The 15 graded lessons include vocabulary and grammar exercises, 35 readings, pronunciation, 15 maps, 45 illustrations, and exercises.

Introduction 1 PART ONE: THE EARLIEST SOURCES OF OLD NORSE MYTHOLOGY 9 1. Creation and Cosmos 11 2. Gods and Giants 23 3. Heroes and Humans 50 4. Afterlife and Apocalypse 68 PART TWO: THE RECEPTION OF NORSE MYTH 83 5.

The Viking Legacy 85 6. Romantic Revolutions 7. The Rise of Racism 8. Contemporary Myths Epilogue File Size: 3MB. The selection of Old Norse readings is broken up into West Norse, primarily, but not exclusively, Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian texts and East Norse, primarily comprised of some very interesting Old Swedish texts.

You might be surprised to /5(7).From runic inscriptions to sagas, this book introduces readers to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. An introduction to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature.

Covers mythology and family sagas, as well as less well-known areas, such as oral story-telling, Eddaic verse and skaldic verse.

An introduction helps.Sharing real expertise in Norse language and myth with people hungry to learn, free of both ivory tower elitism and the agendas of self-appointed gurus.

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