Laws of Early Iceland

Laws of Early Iceland

Number of page: 279
Publisher: Univ. of Manitoba Press
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Category: History

The laws of Medieval Iceland provide detailed and fascinating insight into the society that produced the Icelandic sagas. Known collectively as Gragas (Greygoose), this great legal code offers a wealth of information about early European legal systems and the society of the Middles Ages. This first translation of Gragas is in two volumes.

About The Author

Andrew Dennis has taught English at the University of Iceland and both English and Law at the University of Canterbury, Chirstchurch.

Peter Foote is Professor of Old Icelandic at University College London.