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Durham University

Department of English Studies


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Publication details for Dr David Ashurst

Ashurst, D. (2007). 'Encyclopedic Literature: Physiognomy.'. In A New Introduction to Old Norse: Part II Reader.. Faulkes, A. London: Viking Society for Northern Research. 323-332.

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Annotated edition of a passage of physiognomic lore in Old Norse found in MS AM 435 12mo, folios 8r-13r. The notes identify corresponding passages in the Latin sources and indicate parallel or contrasting physiognomic ideas in other Old Norse texts.

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