Old and Middle English through manuscripts

Summer 2019, Naxos, Greece

Elly van Gelderen


Caedmon's Hymn

Caedmon's Hymn, Moore Ms



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

HW1 and HW2 and review


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 and on Lindisfarne.

Some additional links








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