Lecture: In search of dialects of Old Irish
- Date: –12:00
- Location: Engelska parken Room 16-1044
- Lecturer: Ariana Malthaner, Trinity College Dublin
- Organiser: The Celtic Section at the Department of English
- Contact person: Seaghan Mac An TSionnaigh
Old Irish manuscripts on first glance present a rather homogeneous view of Old Irish as a language. However, as with any language, accents and dialects would have varied from speaker to speaker, and it is the task of scholars such as Ariana Malthaner of Trinity College Dublin to study the evidence for such variation in the manuscripts.