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Previous Reading Groups

Old English Reading Group

This reading group read the Anglo-Saxon metrical charms found is MS Harley 585 and MS Royal 12—The Lacnunga and Bald’s Leechbook.  Members looked at the interaction between Celtic and Germanic elements within the charm tradition, producing a new edition with commentary.  This edition will serve as the basis for further translation projects and potential publications by the Old English Reading Group.

Middle Scots Reading Group

The Early and Middle Scots reading group met biweekly to read John Barbour’s The Brus. The text used was: The Brus: from a collation of the Cambridge and Edinburgh manuscripts

Old French Reading Group

Met biweekly to collaborate over reading Old French epic literature.

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