Nicolai Egjar Engesland

Doctoral Research Fellow - Medieval Studies
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Mobile phone 94 81 15 32
Room HW 233
Visiting address Henrik Wergelands hus rom 233
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities (Student)

Doctoral research project

A study of the medieval Irish grammatical treatise Auraicept na nÉces and its place in the history of linguistics, as part of the project Myth about Language in the Middle Ages (vide supra) with project leader Mikael Males.


Auraicept na nÉces: A Diachronic Approach. With and Edition from the Book of Uí Mhaine


2014: BA Old Norse and Celtic Studies, University of Oslo

2015: Erasmus semester, Háskóli Íslands, Reykjavík

2016: MA Old Norse/Irish Philology, University of Oslo. Thesis: Vernacular Alphabets in the Auraicept na nÉces and The Third Grammatical Treatise.

2016-2017: DEEM, FIDEM, Rome


Tags: Old/Middle Irish, Old Norse Philology, Medieval Studies, History of Linguistics, PhD candidate


  • Engesland, Nicolai Egjar (2020). The Four Sacred Alphabets and the Transmission of the Auraicept na nÉces.
  • Engesland, Nicolai Egjar (2019). The Auraicept na nEces and Carolingian alphabet compendia.
  • Engesland, Nicolai Egjar (2019). The Mytho-Grammatical Profile of the Auraicept na nÉces.
  • Dahl Hambro, Cathinka & Engesland, Nicolai Egjar (2018). I døde språks selskap: Gammelirsk.
  • Engesland, Nicolai Egjar (2018). Re-contextualizing the Auraicept na nÉces.
  • Engesland, Nicolai Egjar (2018). The Dates of the Auraicept na nÉces.

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