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By Jan Terje Faarlund

This publication bargains the 1st account of outdated Norse syntax for nearly 100 years and the 1st ever in a non-Scandinavian language. The language of the Vikings and of the outdated Icelandic sagas is the simplest documented medieval Germanic language and the writer is ready to current a accomplished research of its syntax and overviews of its phonology and morphology. He helps his analyses with examples taken from Norwegian and Icelandic manuscript versions. Professor Faarlund's strategy is descriptive, in a generative framework with at least technical aspect. He encompasses a entire bibliography of previous Norse syntax.

The booklet is meant for complex scholars and students of historic linguistics, Germanic and Scandinavian languages, Norse philology, and all others with a major curiosity in Nordic languages, civilizations, and heritage.

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