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The two valleys of Svarfaðardalur and Hörgárdalur lie in the region of Eyjafjörður, North Iceland. Here the medieval history of these two valleys, from the settlement in 880 or so to 1500 is discussed. Pre-Christian burials, early family churches, other evidence of settlement and of the cultural landscape is scrutinized and discussed.


ISBN 9789935233028

Author Árni Daníel Júlíusson

Publisher The University of Iceland Press, 2023

Format Paperback, 23 cm

Pages 216 

A Tale of Two Valleys

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