Webpages tagged with «Old English»

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Published June 28, 2022 11:51 AM

The library of Sir Robert Bruce Cotton was partly destroyed in a tragic library fire in 1731. Fortunately, a printed catalogue published in 1696 survives. What is less fortunate is that it ignores texts such as two of the most celebrated medieval English literary works.

Published Apr. 22, 2022 10:14 AM

Manuscript collections tend to be named after the people who collected them. But who were people such as Sir Robert Bruce Cotton or Archbishop Matthew Parker? What did antiquaries of the past use their manuscripts for? What were their personal reasons and motives for collecting them?

Old book with gothic writing. Photo.
Published Feb. 1, 2017 2:14 PM

The project Constraints on syntactic variation: noun phrases in early Germanic languages focused on variation in noun phrase word order in Old English, Old Norse (Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian), Old Swedish, Old High German, Old Saxon, and Gothic.

Published Feb. 18, 2016 2:54 PM

Øystein Heggelund, HSN

Published Sep. 23, 2010 12:01 PM