LATIN LEARNING AND NORSE CULTURE
8 June 2013
King’s Manor, University of York
Richard Exley (University of York), ‘The Orthographic Ideology of the First Grammatical Treatise: Tradition and Innovation’.
Elizaveta Mateeva (University of Nottingham), ‘Bears, berserkir and Rites of Initiation in Gesta Danorum and Hrólfs saga kraka’.
Florian Schreck (University of Freiburg), ‘Facts and Fiction: Latin Learning as a Guide to Fictionality?’.
Ben Allport (Háskóli Íslands), ‘Converting the Latin: Sin and Temptation in the Old Icelandic and Old English Virgin Martyr Legends’.
Harriet Evans (University of York), ‘Acting Blind: Biblical Parallels of Blindness in Hallfreðar saga vandrœðaskálds and Other Old Norse Sources’.
David Drysdale (University of Durham), ‘St. Magnús: Mediating the Martyr and Warrior in Orkneyinga Saga’.
Dr Elizabeth Ashman Rowe (University of Cambridge), ‘The Latin Sources of the Icelandic Annals’.