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In 930, the Icelandic settlers founded one of the world´s first republican governments; the Old Commonwealth Age, described in the classic Icelandic Sagas, lasted until 1262, when Iceland lost its independence, and in 1944 the present republic was founded.

In the Icelandic settlers founded one of the world´s first republican governments; the Old Commonwealth Age, described in the classic Icelandic Sagas, lasted until when Iceland lost its independence, and in 1944 the present republic was founded.

This collection of the most famous of Icelandic sagas includes stories with titles like Thorstein the Staff-Struck and Ale Hood. Dating from as far back as the 12th century, these tales vividly recreate the society of medieval Iceland.

This collection of the most famous of Icelandic sagas includes stories with titles like Thorstein the Staff-Struck and Ale Hood. Dating from the century, these tales vividly recreate the society of medieval Iceland.

Barnafoss in Westland Waterfall

See 62 photos and 4 tips from 270 visitors to Barnafoss. "Many Icelandic folk tales have been associated with Barnafoss, the most famous being about.

A group of horsemen in Iceland has built a monument at Hvanneyri in Iceland with the support of FEIF to honor the memory of Gunnar Bjarnason, (1915-1998). Gunnar was one of the most important persons in the history of the Icelandic horse in the 20th century.

A group of horsemen in Iceland has built a monument at Hvanneyri in Iceland with the support of FEIF to honor the memory of Gunnar Bjarnason, Gunnar was one of the most important persons in the history of the Icelandic horse in the century.

Laws of Early Iceland: Gragas 1 (University of Manitoba Icelandic Studies) by Andrew Dennis. $51.95. Publisher: University of Manitoba Press (January 15, 2007). Publication: January 15, 2007. Author: Andrew Dennis

Laws of Early Iceland: Gragas 1 (University of Manitoba Icelandic Studies) by Andrew Dennis. $51.95. Publisher: University of Manitoba Press (January 15, 2007). Publication: January 15, 2007. Author: Andrew Dennis

Dynjandi (also known as Fjallfoss) in Vestfirðir - This majestic sounding waterfall, is! There you are getting spoiled which several different cascading falls but the very first one leaves you speechless. http://iceland.for91days.com/the-dynjandi-falls/

See 64 photos and 3 tips from 290 visitors to Dynjandi (Fjallfoss). "One of the best waterfalls in Iceland!

Hreppslaug, Skorradal

Hreppslaug Swimming Pool in Borgarfjordur, Iceland - Stock Photos : Masterfile

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