Gundormr Dengir

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A reasonable facsimile, Houghton Typ 216
Resides: Carolingia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
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Per bend indented gules and Or, a calligrapher's knife argent.
Award & Office Badges
Companion of the Order of the Silver CrescentCompanion of the Order of the MauncheOrder of the DaystarOrder of the MoonTerpsichoreCompanion of the Order of the Laurel


Gunðormr Dengir was formerly apprentice to Justin du Coeur, and is now Laurel to Aelia Fortunata


Describe your persona and persona history (as much as you wish)

Offices & Positions

  • Carolingia: Dancemaster, Jan, 2010 - Jan, 2015
  • Carolingia: Accademia della Danza, Jan 2010 - Current
  • Carolingia: Secretary, c. 2013-2018
  • Carolingia: Principal of the Order of the Moon, June, 2015 - October 2019
  • Carolingia: Chronicler, Jan 2022-2024
  • EK: Wordsmith Deputy Signet, Jan 2020 - Jan 2024

Projects & Publications

  • Articles in The Carolingian Miniscule (Baronial Newsletter)
    • "Pancakes!" Q2, 2012. The actual pancakes were cooked for A Carnival in Venice Feb, 2012
    • “Medieval Scrolls at Harvard” - 2nd Q, 2014
    • "Manuscripts in Your Neighborhood: Two by Sanvito" - 3rd Q, 2014
    • "Manuscripts in Your Neighborhood - Ordinal of St Gertrude of Nivelles" - 2nd Q, 2016
  • Classes Taught
    • KWDS 2017 - "Reading Gresley" - dance and paleography
    • KWHSS 2020 - "Reading Beneventan" - Reading Beneventan minuscule, a manuscript hand used in southern Italy, whose use peaked around 1100 and faded after 1215.
  • Other Publications

More Information

Currently Gun∂ormr spends much of his time raising a small Lad and preparing reading workshops on early period hands, with a goal of being able to read New Roman Cursive