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Title: Altnordische Philologie (Old Norse Philology)
Subtitle: Norwegen und Island
Edited By: Odd Einar Haugen
Translated By: Astrid van Nahl
Series Title: de Gruyter Lexikon

The handbook gives a broad overview of Old Norwegian and Old Icelandic
language and literature, covering the areas of hand-writing, text
criticism, runology, palaeography, names, language history from Old Norse
to Middle Norwegian, sagas, eddas, and skaldic poetry. Originally published
in Norway in 2004, this edition has been revised to address a German
audience and has been supplemented with additional literature.


Odd Einar Haugen: Einleitung; Jon Gunnar Jørgensen: Handschriften- und
Archivkunde; Odd Einar Haugen: Textkritik und Textphilologie; Karin
Fjellhammer Seim: Runologie; Odd Einar Haugen: Paläographie; Else Mundal:
Edda und Skaldendichtung; Else Mundal: Sagaliteratur; Marit Christoffersen:
Syntaktische Entwicklungen; Inge Særheim: Personen- und Ortsnamen; Jan
Ragnar Hagland: Altisländisch und Altnorwegisch; Endre Mørck: Mittelnorwegisch

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Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Icelandic
Norwegian Bokmål
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110184869
ISBN-13: 9783110184860
Pages: 653
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