Victor Frans

Doctoral Research Fellow - Lingvistiske og nordiske studier
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Room HW 313
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Henrik Wergelands hus 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Current Research

PhD student on the project Old Norse Poetry and the Development of Saga Literature (2021–2024). The subject of my dissertation is Saxo Grammaticus’ reworkings of Old Norse poetry in Gesta Danorum.


Editor at Diplomatarium Suecanum in the Swedish National Archives (2016–2017). Previously research assistent at the projects The Legacy of Birgitta of Sweden: Women, Politics, and Reform in Renaissance Italy (UiO), Looking for the Impersonal Core – Impersonal Pronouns across Germanic Languages (UiO), Ars edendi (Stockholm University) and Retracing the Reformation: The Dissemination of the Bible in Medieval Scandinavian Culture (Stockholm University). Bachelor’s degrees in Latin (2013) and Nordic languages (2015), and a Master’s degree in Viking and Medieval Studies (Old Norse Philology, 2019).


April 4–5, 2019: Latin–Norse Translation (UiO): Sub regulis Donati – An Analysis of the Sources of The Third Grammatical Treatise.

November 7–9, 2018: The Legacy of Birgitta of Sweden: Women, Politics and Reform in Renaissance Italy. Workshop on The Norwegian Institute in Rome: Presentation of the project database.

Tags: Old Norse Philology, Skaldic Poetry, Eddic Poetry, Runology, Runes, Latin, Greek, Translation Studies
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