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In the early seventeenth century, Skálholt—the seat of the Bishop of South, West, and East Iceland—was one of the largest communities on the island. It housed not only a cathedral but
also a school (Skálholtsskóli). Graduates of Skálholtsskóli played important roles in Icelandic history, becoming Schoolmasters, Government Officials, and Bishops. In the summer of 1627, some of them became captives of the infamous Barbary corsairs.


ISBN 9789935922359

Authors Karl Smári Hreinsson & Adam Nichols

Publisher Saga Akademía, 2023

Format Paperback

Pages 227

Turbulent Times

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