Medieval Encyclopedia and the Konungs skuggsjá

Photo: Fra Snorres kongesagaer. Kristiania: J.M. Stenersen & Co's forlag.

Monday 30. November

(Blindern, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 3)

  • 13.30- 14.00 Welcome (fruit and refreshments)
  • 14.00-15.00 Alessia Bauer: Encyclopedic tradition and the medieval educational program: the merchants chapter of Konungs skuggsjá
  • 15.00-16.00 Coffee break
  • 16.00-17.00 Jens Eike Schnall: Spatial and social thought in the Kings Mirror

Tuesday 1. December

Session I (Sognsvann, National Archives of Norway)

  • 10.00-11.00 Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir: The manuscript preservation and literary context of Konungs skuggsjá in Late Medieval Iceland
  • 11.00-12.00 Sverrir Jakobsson: Secular learning in Iceland, 1250-1400
  • 12.00-12.30 Tor Weidling: Presentation of manuscript fragments
  • 12.30-14.00 Lunch

Session II (Blindern, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 3)

  • 14.00-15.00 Dale Kedwards: The visual culture of Konungs Skuggsjá
  • 15.00-15.30 Coffee break
  • 15.30-16.30 Rudolf Simek: Battle ships and war machines, and a naive cleric
  • 16.30-17.00 Discussion
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