Medieval Iceland

Medieval Iceland : Society, Sagas, and Power

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The history of medieval Europe is incomplete if it does not take Iceland into account. Jesse Byock's reassessment of medieval Iceland uses all the available sourcesthe medieval Icelanders' historical writings, extensive saga literature, and intricate lawsto explore the way Iceland's social order functioned."

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Product details

  • Hardback | 276 pages
  • 144.78 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley, United States
  • English
  • maps
  • 0520054202
  • 9780520054202

About Jesse L. Byock

Jesse L. Byock teaches Old Norse and medieval Scandinavian subjects at the University of California, Los Angeles and is the author of "Feud in the Icelandic Saga" (1982).

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