2013 – York

LATIN LEARNING AND NORSE CULTURE
8 June 2013
King’s Manor, University of York

Conference organisers

This section is currently incomplete. Any contributions towards completing this section are welcomed.

Postgraduate Speakers

Richard Exley (York) – ‘The Orthographic Ideology of the First Grammatical Treatise: Tradition and Innovation’

Elizaveta Matveeva (Nottingham) – ‘Bears, berserkir and Rites of Initiation in Gesta Danorum and Hrólfs saga kraka

Florian Schreck (Freiburg) – ‘Facts and Fiction: Latin Learning as a Guide to Fictionality?’

Ben Allport (Iceland) – ‘Converting the Latin: Sin and Temptation in the Old Icelandic and Old English Virgin Martyr Legends’

Harriet Jean Evans (York) – ‘Acting Blind: Biblical Parallels of Blindness in Hallfreðar saga vandrœðaskálds and Other Old Norse Sources’

David Drysdale (Durham) – ‘St Magnús: Mediating the Martyr and Warrior in Orkneyinga Saga

Keynote Address

Elizabeth Ashman Rowe (Cambridge) – ‘The Latin Sources of the Icelandic Annals’

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