Jonas Wellendorf
Assistant Professor
Department of Scandinavian
wellendorf@berkeley.edu

Research Expertise and Interest

Old Norse language and literature, Scandinavian mythology, Scandinavian cultural history (Viking Age and Middle ages)

Description

Old Norse-Icelandic literature, textual culture and language, Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, medieval understandings of the past, medieval views on language, Old Norse-Icelandic learned literature (including grammatical, theological and mythological literature and literature on poetics), medieval translations, medieval modes of interpretation, the Latin/vernacular interface.

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