Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic

Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic

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The fields of study covered by the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic (ASNC) are: Anglo-Saxon England, Scandinavia in the Viking Age, the Brittonic-speaking peoples (Brittany, Cornwall, Wales, Pictish Kingdoms and northern British Kingdoms) and the Gaelic-speaking peoples (Ireland, the Isle of Man and western Scotland).

We also study five vernacular language and literature subjects: Old English, Old Norse, Medieval Welsh, Medieval Irish and Insular Latin. The study of insular manuscripts using palaeography and codicology is also offered to our undergraduate and graduates students.

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