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Translations Resume August 21

I am excited that on August 21 we resume our translations. We will be continuing the translation of The Saga of Sigrgarðr the Valiant. Looking forward to
rob13567
Aug 15
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Re: Two Books for Learning Old Icelandic

Those are excellent. Cheers, Tom Wulf ... From: "'Brian M. Scott' bm.brian@... [norse_course]" Date: 8/14/17 1:22 PM
Wulf, Tom (wulft)
Aug 14
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Re: Two Books for Learning Old Icelandic

At 7:49:39 AM on Monday, August 14, 2017, ... Don't forget the third volume: the very useful glossary is at
Brian M. Scott
Aug 14
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Re: Two Books for Learning Old Icelandic

Takk fyrir, Rob. From: norse_course@yahoogroups.com [mailto:norse_course@yahoogroups.com] Sent: Monday, August 14, 2017 4:50 AM To:
Paul Hansen
Aug 14
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Two Books for Learning Old Icelandic

Two very useful textbooks for learning Old Icelandic are available (at this writing) for free in PDF form. The first is A New Introduction to Old Norse, Part
rob13567
Aug 14
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Icelandic Text-to-Speech

Sometimes it’s useful to hear some text spoken out loud, and that’s the claim to fame of text to speech programs. I don’t know of any text-to-speech
rob13567
Aug 7
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Old Icelandic Vocabulary

Two Twitter accounts with a word-of-the day format for Old Icelandic or Old Norse are: @OldIcelandic @OldNorseWords Rob
rob13567
Aug 4
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Saga Thing Podcast

I've mentioned this one before, but it's worth repeating: The Saga Thing Podcast is one way to get more information about the sagas in an entertaining yet
rob13567
Jul 27
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The Settlement Museum in Reykjavik

If you are ever in Reykjavik and interested in archaeology related to the times of the sagas, the Settlement Museum is worth a visit. And if you can't visit in
rob13567
Jul 17
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Old Norse Videos

Jackson Crawford continues to produce videos on aspects of learning Old Norse. I recently watched this video of an explanation of how nouns work:
rob13567
Jul 11
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Re: Sigrgard 1 A

... A king was called Ríkarð. ... He ruled to the east in Garðar. is literally ‘strongholds, settlements’; since it’s to the east, here it
Brian M. Scott
Jul 6
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Sigrgard 1 A / Alan's Translation

HereÆs my translation Thus far sounds like B≤si Mk II Alan Rφkar≡r hΘt konungr. (There) was a king called Rφkar≡r Hann rΘ≡ fyrir austr φ
Alan Thompson
Jul 4
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Sigrgard 1A - - Grace's translation

Ríkarðr hét konungr. Rikardr was the name of the king. Hann réð fyrir austr í Görðum. He ruled over the east in Russia. Hann var ríkr ok mikill
Fred &Grace Hatton
Jul 4
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Sigrgar 1 A -- Rob's Translation

Ríkarðr hét konungr. A king was named Rikardr. Hann réð fyrir austr í Görðum. He ruled over (the) east in Gordum. Hann var ríkr ok mikill höfðingi.
rob13567
Jul 3
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Sigrgard 1 A

Ríkarðr hét konungr. Hann réð fyrir austr í Görðum. Hann var ríkr ok mikill höfðingi. Silvæn hét drottning hans. Hon var af dýrum ættum. Son
rob13567
Jul 3
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