Readings in Old Norse Poetry and Prose: Chronicles of the Vikings

An introduction to the language and literature of earliest Norway and Iceland. Texts (to be read in the original) include runic inscriptions left behind by the Vikings, verse of their official skalds, the sometimes irreverent mythological poetry of the Edda, and the sagas telling of the Norse discovery of America.

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
155
TTh 2.30pm-3.45pm
Hu
Pre-1800 Lit
Spring
2017