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From Iceland to Norway: Essential Rites of Passage for an Early Icelandic Skald*

  title={From Iceland to Norway: Essential Rites of Passage for an Early Icelandic Skald*},
  author={M. Ross},
alvíssmál 9 (1999): 55–72 It is common knowledge that Iceland was established as a largely Norwegian settlement in the last decades of the ninth and the first decades of the tenth century. Modern studies of the settlement of Iceland and its relations with Norway during the early Middle Ages have sometimes stressed continuities, sometimes discontinuties, between the two communities. From a modern, empirical perspective, the two societies’ similarities in terms of language, beliefs, and social… Expand
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