History of Iceland: Primary Documents

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This mourning poem is for the son of the Viking, Rollo.
It serves as "an excellent laboratory in medieval philology."
(943; Latin facsimiles and variant text transcriptions with English and German translations)

Images of manuscripts & books published before 1901.
A massive project of the National and University Library of Iceland and Cornell University in association with the Arni Magnússon Institute.
With title or subject browse and a help guide.
(850-1177, written ca. 1225; English translation)

by Snorri Sturluson.
(850-1177, written ca. 1225; English translation)

(Old Norse transcriptions)
(English translations)
Particularly strong in Old Norse sagas.
(9th to 13th centuries; Old Norse transcriptions)
Note: Diacritics on the main page are illegible.
Digitized by the Danish Royal Library
(1760; facsimiles)

The Constitution of Iceland
(17 June 1944 with updates to 2002; Icelandic original).
(17 June 1944 with updates to 1999; English translation).

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

Manifestations of Europe in archival documents.
(Facsimiles and English summaries)

Materials on the culture, government and history of Iceland.
Includes summary statistics 1703-1890, among other things.
(Facsimiles and transcriptions)

Includes primary and secondary documents, provided by Don Mabry.
(Transcriptions, facsimiles and commentaries, mostly in English)

All maps held by the National and University Library of Iceland.
(1544-1900)

Maps of the North Atlantic from "Vinland" to Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Denmark.
Digitized by the Danish Royal Library. together with the Grønlandsbeskrivelse.
(1570; facsimiles)

(16th to 20th centuries; facsimiles, transcriptions, maps, etc.)

(Facsimiles).

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Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA.
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