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The Vikings in Iceland: The History of the Norse Expeditions and Settlements across Iceland

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*Includes pictures
*Includes medieval accounts
*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading
*Includes a table of contents

Like many civilizations of past millennia, the Vikings are remembered in popular culture more for the fantastical accounts of their history than for reality. The written records of the history of the Viking period, consisting
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Published November 23rd 2018 by Charles River Editors
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If you thought Viking history was cruel, take a good look at Charlemagne who lived up to his birth.
Agreed that Vikings did not wear horns (and probably not even helmets) and probably were no worse than any other Iron Age peoples, but they did aggravate the acquisitive Catholic Church. Their history in Iceland was finally recorded from the runes and oral tradition to Old Norse in the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson and describe everything from pagan practices to travel and
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