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New Medieval Books: The Book of Icelanders

The Book of Icelanders: Norse Text, Translation, and Wordlist

By Matthew Leigh Embleton

ISBN: 9798359303538

The Book of Icelanders (Íslendingabók) by Ari Thorligsson is a twelfth-century history of Iceland, including its settlement, Christianization and its first bishops. This book includes the Old Norse text and two kinds of translation: a literal one and a regular English translation.

Who is this book for?

This self-published book offers a low-cost alternative for those interested in accessing an important source about medieval Iceland. It is also valuable for those wanting to learn Old Norse, offering a side-by-side-by-side text and translations.


The author:

Matthew Leigh Embleton is a musician and history lover who has produced several translations of Icelandic texts. Click here to see his personal website.

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