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Settlement patterns in medieval and post-medieval Iceland

Gudru n. Sveinbjarnardo ttir

Settlement patterns in medieval and post-medieval Iceland

an interdisciplinary study

by Gudru n. Sveinbjarnardo ttir

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Geography.

Statementby Gudru n Sveinbjarnardo ttir.
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Open LibraryOL13889694M

The Books of Icelanders, Íslendingabók, written by Ari the Wise and the Book of Settlement, Landnamabok, are historic sources that document the settlement of Iceland. According to these sources Norse people established settlements on the island c. AD. Íslendingabók also tells that the island was ihabited by Christian people,. The archaeological evidence suggests that Mývatn has been a region onto itself since the Settlement Period of Iceland through to the end of the Viking age. Imported goods such as whetstones and steatite demonstrate tell-tale characteristics of objects traded for in low quantities and over infrequent time periods.


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Settlement patterns in medieval and post-medieval Iceland by Gudru n. Sveinbjarnardo ttir Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Settlement patterns in medieval and post-medieval Iceland: an interdisciplinary study Author: Gudrun, Sveinbjarnardottir Awarding Body: University of Birmingham Current Institution: University of Birmingham Date of Award: Settlement Patterns.

After being blown off course in AD, Vikings landed on Iceland. From AD many Viking settlers arrived in Iceland with Celdic women from Scandinavia.

These Vikings claimed inhabitable areas of land. Infolgur Armnarson was the first settler of Iceland. An archaeological survey of the Viking Age settlement pattern in the Langholt region of North Iceland suggests that being early in this sequence conferred tremendous advantages to the settlers of this previously uninhabited landscape.

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