Scandinavian Languages Paleography

Scandinavian Languages Paleography
Reading and interpretation of post-1500 handwriting within historical contexts, in vernacular scripts of Scandinavian languages, in sources useful in family, local, and social history research.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 352
Course Outcomes: 

Read Old Gothic Script

Students will be able to read at a basic level, old gothic-script Norwegian, Danish, Swedish and Finnish documents, from the 1600s on up.

Date Conversion

Students will be able to use Scandinavian conversion calendars, to convert Latin feast dates to regular Julian calendar dates.

Read Scandinavian Documents

Students will be able to read, at a basic level for content from Scandinavian printed documents. of the 1700s and 1800s.