Humanist Discoveries of the Scandinavian Past


ed. Sophie van Romburgh & Karen Skovgaard-Petersen

Renæssanceforum 5 • 2008
Introduction and Table of Contents
Marita Akhøj Nielsen
Norse Philology Anno 1570 (English summary)
Gottskálk Jensson
The Latin of the North. Arngrímur Jónsson's Crymogæa (1609) and the Discovery of Icelandic as a Classical Language (English summary)
Karen Skovgaard-Petersen
Arguments against barbarism. Early native, literary culture in three Scandinavian national histories. Johannes Magnus's History of Sweden (1554), Johannes Pontanus's History of Denmark (1631), and Tormod Torfæus's History of Norway (1711)(English summary)
Lars Boje Mortensen
Before historical 'sources' and literary 'texts'. The presentation of saga literature in Tormod Torfæus' Historia rerum Norwegicarum (1711)(English summary)
Luc de Grauwe
The Representation of the Scandinavian Languages by German, Flemish and Dutch Humanists (1555–1723) (English summary)