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A history of the old Icelandic commonwealth - : Islendinga saga

Author: Jón Jóhannesson.; Haraldur Bessason
Publisher: [Winnipeg?] : University of Manitoba Press, ©1974.
Series: University of Manitoba Icelandic studies, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Translation by Haraldur Bessason of Jon Johannesson's comprehensive history of Medieval Iceland. Includes chapters on discovery and settlement, government, voyages and explorations, church and religion, economic history and material culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jón Jóhannesson.
History of the old Icelandic commonwealth -
[Winnipeg?] : University of Manitoba Press, ©1974
(OCoLC)643592698
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jón Jóhannesson.; Haraldur Bessason
ISBN: 0887556965 9780887556968
OCLC Number: 1199608
Description: xi, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: University of Manitoba Icelandic studies, v. 2.
Other Titles: Íslendinga saga.
Responsibility: Jón Jóhannesson ; translated by Haraldur Bessason.

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The founding of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth in 930 A.D. is one of the most significant events in the history of early Western Europe. This pioneering work of historiography provides a  Read more...

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