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Victor Frans

Victor Frans is currently writing his dissertation on Saxo Grammaticus. He holds a BA in Latin from Stockholm University and an MA in Medieval Studies from the University of Oslo. He has worked in the Swedish National Archives and on a project on St. Birgitta of Sweden (14th century).
The Latin of Saxo Grammaticus

The Latin of Saxo Grammaticus

The Hunt for Saxo  Shortly after the year 1208, Saxo Grammaticus put the finishing touches to his great history of Denmark, Gesta Danorum, ‘The Deeds of the Danes’. This work, written in a beautiful but idiosyncratic Latin, offers an abundance of stories about...

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