Old and Middle English through manuscripts

Summer 2018, Naxos, Greece

Elly van Gelderen

 

Caedmon's Hymn

Caedmon's Hymn, Moore Ms

 

Syllabus

On line Textbook and link to book

The British Museum has a turn-the-pages version of the Lindisfarne Gospels as well as other works; images from Cambridge are here.

The University of Duisburg-Essen site has a very informative page on OE writings and wonderful images of manuscripts.

Brown 1991 is available here; and excerpts from Clemens & Graham here.

Extra: Aelfric and Clemoes' edition

Resources

Bosworth & Toller

Clark Hall

The University of Virginia hosts the interestingly titled "Old English Aerobics", consisting of many useful grammar exercises for the student of Old English. It has a link to the `magic sheet', a one-page guide to inflections.

Conjugate your verbs here.

And something on Orosius.

 

Some additional links

 

http://www.le.ac.uk/english/em1060to1220/catalogue/mss.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_illuminated_Anglo-Saxon_manuscripts

http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_9381

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/users/yorkdoom/palweb/week09/palwk9ba.htm

 

 

Worksheets for classes: Day 1 (HO1 and HO2); Day 2 (HO3); Day 3 (HO4); Day 4 (HO5); Day 5 (HO6)