Life and Biography in the Middle Ages: A Dark Hero

Tronege Hagen and the Sinister Thread of the Middle High German Nibelungenlied

Young German scholar Florian Deichl (Ludwig-Maxmilians-Universität München) will speak about the sinister figure of Hagen in the German medieval Song of the Nibelungs and try to uncover the origins of the human fascinations by so called “dark heroes”.

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The series is organized by the Department of Scandinavian Studies and the Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages of the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in Prague. The Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages is part of the Humanities Research Centers.

The series is supported by the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in Prague.

All the lectures and discussions will be in English.

Event detail

Event start
17.5.2018 17:30 - 19:00
Venue
nám. Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1 (Charles University, Faculty of Arts, room n. 319)
Organizing Institution
Department of Scandinavian Studies, Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages
Event type
Lecture