The Peopling of Iceland

  title={The Peopling of Iceland},
  author={Orri V{\'e}steinsson and T. Mcgovern},
  journal={Norwegian Archaeological Review},
  pages={206 - 218}
In recent years intensive archaeological research on the Viking Age in Iceland has produced much new evidence supporting a late 9th century colonization of the country. It can now be stated not only that people had arrived in Iceland before AD 870 but also that comprehensive occupation only took place after that date. The increased temporal resolution of the new archaeological data not only allows the characterization of different phases of the colonization but also supports assessments of the… Expand
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