Nicolai Egjar Engesland

Doctoral Research Fellow - Medieval Studies
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Phone +47 22854149
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 Department of Education (Student) Classics (Student)


This autumn term (2021), I teach the following courses:

IRSK2300 - Irske middelaldertekster

NFI4120 - Old Norse - language and texts


This spring term (2021) I teach the following courses:

- IRSK 1200 - Introduction to Old Irish language and literature (

- IRSK 2400/4400 - Special topic in Celtic Studies (

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 (2020). Defended on the 4th of June 2021.


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

2017-2021: Doctoral research fellow in Irish philology, University of Oslo


Tags: Old/Middle Irish, Old Norse Philology, Medieval Studies, History of Linguistics, PhD candidate, Greek, Latin, Textual criticism, Palaeography, Historical linguistics, Icelandic
Published Aug. 31, 2017 12:25 PM - Last modified June 25, 2021 9:08 PM