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 sources--the medieval Icelanders' historical writings, extensive saga literature, and intricate laws--to explore the way Iceland's social order functioned.
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Study of the society and history of Iceland during the Free State period of ca. 930-1260 A.D., using the Sagas as main source of data.