[Milton-L] Translation of On the Morning of Christ´s Nativity into Icelandic

Tony Demarest tonydemarest at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 25 17:05:02 EDT 2013


Please do- my dissertation was on the Havamal and Coleridge's Rime-though ny Old Norse is "schoolboy," I will love to read it-
Tony

> Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 20:53:34 +0000
> From: ieb at simnet.is
> To: milton-l at lists.richmond.edu
> Subject: [Milton-L] Translation of On the Morning of Christ´s Nativity into Icelandic
> 
> Dear Miltonists,
> 
> I just made a serious promise this evening. I promised to translate 
> Milton´s On the Morning of Christ´s Nativity
> into Icelandic, my mother tongue. I love this poem. It is one of my 
> absolute favorites.
> 
> I sincerely look forward to the task. If you want - I can send you the 
> Icelandic translation when it is finished,
> so that you can enjoy it (who knows - if you know ancient languages/olde 
> English you might understand).
> 
> I will finish the task before 24th December and the poem will be read by 
> an actress in a Christmas meeting
> for the blind here in Iceland.
> 
> Just wanted to let you know. To my knowledge this poem has not been 
> translated before into Icelandic.
> 
> Kindest regards from a frosty southern Iceland.
> 
> -- 
> Ingibjörg Elsa Björnsdóttir M.A.
> Brandugla slf. translations
> Erlurimi 8
> 800 Selfoss
> Tel. 891 7740 / 562 4776
> http://www.brandugla.is
> 
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