Old Norse Poetry: Fornyrðislag and the 'hattrs
Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
This is a brief introduction to poetic language and the Old Norse poetic forms called fornyrðislag and málaháttr. If there is time, I will also discuss ljóðaháttr and kviðuháttr. An optional handout showing the basic requirements of fornyrðislag, málaháttr, ljóðaháttr and kviðuháttr will be available, possibly for a fee which will be no more than $2.00. The electronic version of the handout is free.
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