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I did a BA in Classics in Milan, an MPhil in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic in Cambridge, and then spent a year in Iceland studying Old and Modern Icelandic. I'm fascinated by ancient languages and literatures as much as by the Nordic world, hence my choice of focusing my research on Old Norse poetry.

Other academic interests:

Old Germanic languages, literatures and culture
Modern Scandinavian languages
Indo-European linguistics
Classical philology

Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr Judy Quinn
College: Clare
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature
Title of thesis: (provisional) The Young SigurĂ°r Section of the Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: A Literary Analysis
 Francesco  Colombo