In the midst of the struggle for the independency of Iceland there was a strong need for comparison to other independent and historically great nations. Ancient Greece? How did Iceland compare? The Poetic Edda and Homer? There was a strong need for making a connection. Benedikt Gröndal (1826 - 1907), professor and author was keen on making such connections.
Author Sveinn Yngvi Egilsson
Publisher Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 2019
Format Hardcover, 22 cm