A History of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth

Islendinga Saga

By Jon Johannesson
Translated by Haraldur Bessason
Categories: Medieval Studies, History, Literature & Language Studies, Linguistics, Language & Translation Studies, World History
Series: University of Manitoba Icelandic Studies
Publisher: University of Manitoba Press
Ebook (PDF) : 9780887553318, 407 pages, January 2007
Paperback : 9780887556968, 407 pages, January 2007
Ebook (EPUB) : 9780887559679, 407 pages, January 2007


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.