Dr. Laszlo Sandor Chardonnens

Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Ulrich-Schalk-Str. 3a
91056 Erlangen




Home Institution: Radboud University, Nijmegen (Holland)


IKGF Visiting Fellow March - August 2010

(Last change of profile by end of stay.)

IKGF Research Project:

The Transmission of Dream Divination in Medieval Western Manuscripts, and Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-century Printed Books

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. László Sándor Chardonnens (Rozenburg, 1973), received his M.A. in English Language and Literature at Leiden University. He received his doctorate from the Faculty of Arts at Leiden University in 2006 with a dissertation on the Anglo-Saxon prognostics. He is a university lecturer in medieval English at Radboud University Nijmegen, and is currently a research fellow of the International Consortium for Research in the Humanities, at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. He participates in the international research project "Storehouses of Wholesome Learning: Accumulation and Dissemination of Encyclopaedic Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages", and in the research programme "Christian Cultural Heritage" of the Institute for Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen. He has been awarded a four-year postdoctoral research fellowship by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research for the project "From Science to Popular Culture: Artes magicae in England between the Scriptorium and the Printing Press, 1200-1500", to commence in September 2010. His research interests are written culture and the transmission of utilitarian, scientific and magical knowledge in the medieval West, particularly in England.

Selected publications

with Richard Strier. "Modern Philology. Critical and Historical Studies in Literature. Medieval through Contemporary". Mantic Alphabets in Medieval Western Manuscripts and Early Printed Books. The University of Chicago Press. Volume 110, Number 3, 2013. 340 - 366

"Hoe Woden een slang in negen stukken hakt." Forthcoming in Madoc, Tijdschrift over de Middeleeuwen.

with R. Hebing. "A Descriptive Analysis of HS 194, a Late Medieval English Manuscript at Nijmegen University Library." Forthcoming in English Studies.

with R. Hebing. "Two Charms in a Late Medieval English Manuscript at Nijmegen University Library." Forthcoming in The Review of English Studies.

"Appropriating Prognostics in Late Anglo-Saxon England: A Preliminary Source Study." Practice in Learning: The Transfer of Encyclopaedic Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages. Ed. R.H. Bremmer, Jr., and K. Dekker. Storehouses of Wholesome Learning 2. Mediaevalia Groningana N.S. 16. Paris, Leuven, Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2010. 203-55.

"An Arithmetical Crux in the Woden passage in the Old English Nine Herbs Charm," Neophilologus 93:4 (2009): 691-702.

"Balancerend op de grens van bijgeloof en heelkunde: regels voor aderlaten uit Angelsaksisch Engeland." Geschiedenis der Geneeskunde 12:2 (2008): 99-106.

Anglo-Saxon Prognostics, 900-1100: Study and Texts. Brill's Studies in Intellectual History 153. Brill's Texts and Sources in Intellectual History 3. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2007.

"London, British Library, Harley 3271: The Composition and Structure of an Eleventh-Century Anglo-Saxon Miscellany." Form and Content of Instruction in Anglo-Saxon England in the Light of Contemporary Manuscript Evidence. Ed. P. Lendinara, L. Lazzari and M.A. D'Aronco. Fédération Internationale des Instituts d'Études Médiévales. Textes et Études du Moyen-Âge 39. Turnhout: Brepols, 2007. 3-34.

"Context, Language, Date and Origin of Anglo-Saxon Prognostics." Foundations of Learning: The Transfer of Encyclopaedic Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages. Ed. R.H. Bremmer, Jr., and K. Dekker. Storehouses of Wholesome Learning 1. Mediaevalia Groningana N.S. 9. Paris, Leuven, Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2007. 317-40.

"Cijferen met middeleeuwse kopiisten en moderne filologen." Madoc, Tijdschrift over de Middeleeuwen 21:1 (2007): 10-19.

with R.H. Bremmer, Jr. "Old English Prognostics: Between the Moon and the Monstrous." Monsters and the Monstrous in Medieval Northwest Europe. Ed. K. E. Olsen and L. A. J. R. Houwen. Mediaevalia Groningana N.S. 3. Leuven: Peeters, 2001. 153-66.

"A New Edition of the Old English 'Formation of the Foetus'." Notes and Queries N.S. 47 (2000): 10-11.

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