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Pétur Knútsson and Þórhallur Eyþórsson
This is a working page of links to the material for the course.
Krapp and Dobbie, the Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records (Note on this text, PK)
Slide: the Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records
Link to the Complete Corpus of Old English, Univesity of Oxford Archive
Texts for this course
10 Jan 2017
Tolli's class: continuing with Cædmon. Here are Tolli's materials (posted in Ugla) for this session:
Baker´s "Magic Sheet"
Old and Early Modern English
OE dates (pdf)
OE Sound Changes (pdf)
Cædmon, Völuspá et al.: introduction to metre
31 Jan 2017
Note on this session (for those who don't have access to Ugla)
Deor Kemp Malone's glossary for Deor
Some themes in Anglo-Saxon poetry
Wulf and EadwacerWulf and Eadwacer in Baker
Pétur's page for Wulf and Eadwacer
Slide: Wulf and the Riddles
Tolli's class: GRAMMAR!
The Wife's LamentThe Wife's Lament in Baker
Donatus, Bede, Ælfric
|Tolli's class: MORE GRAMMAR!|
Assignment for reading week (due date 28 Feb)
My answers to the assignment
This week we will continue to grapple with The Wife's Lament
Pétur's notes on Wife's Lament
Check back to the slides on OE metre and the class video on 24 January (begins at 37 minutes)
The Battle of Maldon
The Battle of Maldon in Baker
Sigurjón Páll Ísólfsson þýddi
Glenn's translation Glenn's notes NBPlease read one of these translations carefully before class!
Slide for Maldon Slide on verbs
Required reading in Maldon
("Hige sceal þe heardra...")
The Dream of the Rood
Slide for the Dream
Class video part 1 (NB first 10 minutes missing) Class video part 2
The Rood continued
Slide on runes
Class video part 1 - unfortunately the discussion on runes was not recorded.
Class video part 2
Beowulf: these are the passages we will read:
and here is some help:
Klaeber's Glossary a-h Klaeber's Glossary h-y
Béowulf and Bjólfskviða
Tolkien: Beowulf: the Monsters and the Critics
Unfortunately, both Pétur and Tolli are abroad!
But here's an excercise for you: Exercise on metre My answer
Final paper. Due date: 10 May; proposals by 14 April.
Questions to us, peturk[at]hi.is, tolli[at]hi.is