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E 313: OLD ENGLISH

Schedule

We meet TTh, 10:00 – 11:15 am in South College E480.

WEEK 4 Articles & Nouns

    ave. 3-4 sentences/hr.

    T 26 Sept.

    • Read SW Primer,Nouns, pp. 14–15, §§ 19–26 due (make charts; memorize the weak declensions for m, f, n nouns).
    • Inflections handout here.
    • SW Reader, Text 10, Bede's Description of Caedmon, lines 1–35. (Also in M&R, text 9, p. 228)

    Th 28 Sept.

    • Caedmon's Hymn. PDF for printing here.
    • Compare SW Reader, text 31a.
    • SW, Reader, Bede's Description of Caedmon, lines 47 to as close to 90 as you can get.
    • kA, ch. 9; OEA § 6.
    • Parts of Speech handout here.
 

    Useful Background Reading: CC, chapter 3, Donald Scragg, "The Nature of Old English Verse.

    Start memorizing OE vocabulary! A second page!

 

 

Key:

class N   holiday N
exam N   quiz N

September

Su M Tu W Th F Sa
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

October

Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

November

Su M Tu W Th F Sa
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5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

December

Su M Tu W Th F Sa
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

LINKS.

Academic Schedule
Grammar Sheet

To search the Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records, click here.

UMass Library
Google Books
Search Anglo-Saxon Poetry
Old English Newsletter Bib
Anglo-Saxon Bibliography
Germanic Lexicon Project
Bosworth-Toller (partial)
Thesaurus of Old English
The Labyrinth
Medieval Sourcebook
Norse Saga Net
Anglo-Saxon Charters
Siever's Heliand
Bible (Douay-Rheims)
Dumézil, Norse Gods
Klaeber, Beowulf

Manuscripts of St. Gall
ISAS
Old English at UVa
Viking Ship Museum

 

Warning! Jingoistic anti-Roman revisionism, but nevertheless informative:

VIDEO: The Ancient Celts
VIDEO: The Goths
VIDEO: The Barbarian Tribes