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The Christianization of Iceland, priests, power, and social change 1000-1300

Saga and penecontemporaneous ‘historical sources’ are a minefield for interpretation into which archaeologists step at their peril. Historians similarly range across this perilous landscape either confident and sure-footed in the belief that what they read is true, if often tempered with the supernatural, or as sceptics who feels that each footfall may be their last,Continue reading “The Christianization of Iceland, priests, power, and social change 1000-1300”