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The Medieval Icelandic Sagas

Teacher

Hjalti Snær Ægisson

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https://www.edx.org/course/the-medieval-icelandic-sagas-2

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Duration

6 Weeks

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On demand video

The history of Saga research since the 19th century. The fundamentals of Old Norse textual criticism. The benefits of exploring landscape and archaeological finds when reading the Sagas. Some of the most important character archetypes that reoccur in the Sagas. The interplay of Norse mythology and Christianity in the Sagas. Aspects of the supernatural in the Sagas.

Instructors

Hjalti Snær Ægisson|Beth Rogers|

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