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Discover what Vikings did when they were at home in this fun medieval history and literature podcast about the Icelandic sagas. Hosted by two medieval literature professors with beards.

Saga Brief 7 - The Conversion of Iceland (Part 2)

October 9, 2016




In the second part of our Saga Brief on the conversion of Iceland, we discuss the conversion tactics of King Olaf Tryggvason, the Icelanders' controversial decision at the Althing of 1000, and the effects of Christianity on Icelandic culture.  You might notice that Andy is a bit more subdued than usual in this one. He was sick during recording. 

Music: 
Intro to Saga Brief - from Icelandic Folk Music: Tröllaslagur
Poem Song - Moorland by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Outro - 
Ólafur Liljurós