GM 310 Middle High German—Mittelhochdeutsch (Spring: 3)

Prerequisite: Four semesters of college German (with a grade of B+ or higher) or the equivalent.
Offered Periodically
Conducted chiefly in German.
An introduction to the German literary language of the high Middle Ages. This course will focus on the reading, translating (into English) and grammatical analysis of texts composed in Middle High German (Mittelhochdeutsch), the literary language which served as vehicle for the chivalric and courtly literature of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries. Students will work with a standard Middle High German grammar and with short texts in Middle High German. In addition, one longer work will be read in its entirety.
Michael Resler

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