Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas, and Power / Edition 1by Jesse L. Byock
Pub. Date: 02/07/1990
Publisher: University of California Press
Author Biography: Jesse L. Byock teaches Old Norse
The history of medieval Europe is incomplete if it does not take Iceland into account. Jesse Byock's reassessment of medieval Iceland uses all the available sources‹the medieval Icelanders' historical writings, extensive saga literature, and intricate laws‹to explore the way Iceland's social order functioned.
Author Biography: Jesse L. Byock teaches Old Norse and medieval Scandinavian subjects at the University of California, Los Angeles and is the author of Feud in the Icelandic Saga (1982).
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