Åslaug Ommundsen

BFS-project: From Manuscript Fragments to Book History. Norway and the European Manuscript Culture 1100-1300.
Period: 2012-2016
Department: Department of Linguistic, Lierary and Aesthetic Studies

Dr Åslaug Ommundsen was the principal investigator of the project “From manuscript fragments to book history” (2012-2017). Ommundsen’s primary field is Medieval Latin, specializing in manuscript studies and palaeography. She completed her MA at the University of Bergen on a Carolingian work on the treatment of images, Opus Caroli Regis, in 2000. Between 2003 and 2012 she was attached to the Centre for Medieval Studies (CMS) in Bergen, where she finished her PhD in 2007 (Books, scribes and sequences in medieval Norway) and her post-doctoral fellowship in 2012. In addition to her work on Norwegian manuscripts fragments, Ommundsen has published on monastic history, saints’ cults and hagiography