Session Title

Alfredian Texts and Contexts

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Nicole Guenther Discenza

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of South Florida

Presider Name

Nicole Guenther Discenza

Paper Title 1

Home Thoughts of Abroad: Ohthere's Voyage in Its Anglo-Saxon Context

Presenter 1 Name

Ben Allport

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. i Bergen

Paper Title 2

Pastoral-Clerical Reform and "Alfredian" Prose

Presenter 2 Name

Braden O. Sides

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

Book Collecting in the Alfredian Preface to Augustine's Soliloquies

Presenter 3 Name

Thomas A. Bredehoft

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Chancery Hill Books and Antiques

Start Date

10-5-2020 8:30 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1280

Description

The 2020 "Alfredian Texts and Contexts" session focuses particularly on Old English prose and translations connected with the court of Alfred the Great, interactions with Carolingians and Scandinavians, questions of audience, and book culture as metaphor and material reality. Texts treated include the OE Pastoral Care, Dialogues, Orosius, Boethius, and Soliloquies.

Nicole Guenther Discenza

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May 10th, 8:30 AM

Alfredian Texts and Contexts

Schneider 1280

The 2020 "Alfredian Texts and Contexts" session focuses particularly on Old English prose and translations connected with the court of Alfred the Great, interactions with Carolingians and Scandinavians, questions of audience, and book culture as metaphor and material reality. Texts treated include the OE Pastoral Care, Dialogues, Orosius, Boethius, and Soliloquies.

Nicole Guenther Discenza