Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney

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Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney - Palsson, Hermann, and Anonymous, and Hermann Palsson

Written around AD 1200 by an unnamed Icelandic author, the "Orkneyinga Saga" is an intriguing fusion of myth, legend and history. The only medieval chronicle to have Orkney as the central place of action, it tells of an era when the islands were still part of the Viking world, beginning with their conquest by the kings of Norway in the ninth ...

Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney 1981, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140443837

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