A History of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth

Islendinga Saga

Jon Johannesson (Author)

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 comprehensive history of Iceland from 870 A.D. to the end of the Commonwealth in 1262.

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Other contributors: Translated by Haraldur Bessason

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  • A History of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth: Islendinga Saga
  • Jon Johannesson (Author)
  • Published January 2007, 407 pages
  • Paper, ISBN: 9780887556968, 6 × 9, $54.95
  • Topic(s): Icelandic Studies
  • Part of the U of M Press series: U of M Icelandic Series

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