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Scandinavian Language Handwriting and Documents

Scandinavian Language Handwriting and Documents
Interpretation of old Gothic script handwriting in Scandinavian areas of Europe (including Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland), sixteenth through eighteenth centuries, in family history sources.
HIST
425
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 425
Course Outcomes: 

Read Old Gothic Script

Students will be able to read at a basic level, old gothic-script Norwegian, Danish, Swedish and Finnish documents, from the 1600s on up.

Date Conversion

Students will be able to use Scandinavian conversion calendars, to convert Latin feast dates to regular Julian calendar dates.

Read Scandinavian Documents

Students will be able to read, at a basic level for content from Scandinavian printed documents. of the 1700s and 1800s.