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life of Laurence, Bishop of Hólar in Iceland (Laurentius saga) Translated from the Icelandic by Oliver Elton.

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Published by Rivingtons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Laurentius, Bp. of Hólar, 1267-1331

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLaurentius saga biskups
    ContributionsElton, Oliver, 1861-1945,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7272 L4 E5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152p.
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14020251M

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life of Laurence, Bishop of Hólar in Iceland (Laurentius saga) Translated from the Icelandic by Oliver Elton. by Einarr Haflidason Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The Life of Laurence Bishop of Hólar in Iceland (Laurentius Saga) IN the yearthe long arm of the Catholic Church reached the little town of Holar, in North Iceland, and there, almost on the habitable extreme of earth, planted her most northern : Einarr Haflidason.

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Jón Arason, (bornEyjafjördur, Ice.—died Nov. 7,Skálholt), poet and last Roman Catholic bishop in Iceland, remembered as a national as well as a religious hero. The son of poor parents, he rose quickly to eminence in the church and was consecrated bishop of Hólar, the northern diocese of Iceland, in He administered his diocese prosperously until Christian III of.

Oliver Elton (3 June – 4 June ) was an English literary scholar whose works include A Survey of English Literature ( - ) in six volumes, criticism, biography, and translations from several languages including Icelandic and was King Alfred Professor of English at Liverpool also helped set up the Department of English at the University of the Punjab.

Lárentíus Kálfsson (medieval Icelandic Laurentius Kálfsson; 10 August – 16 April ) was bishop of the northern Icelandic diocese of Hólar – Laurentius studied first with Þórarinn kaggi, his maternal uncle, in Vellir in Svarfaðardalur and later with Jörundr Þorsteinsson, the bishop of Hólar, and became renowned for his ity control: BNF: cbf (data), ISNI:.

Other articles where Hólar is discussed: Iceland: Christianization: and the other at Hólar in Literate Christian culture also transformed lay life. Codification of the law was begun in – Later the Icelanders began to write sagas, which were to reach their pinnacle of.

The seminary at Hólar served as an active teaching school until the two Icelandic bishoprics were joined into one in as the Diocese of Iceland serving under the Bishop of Iceland.

The bishopric here in Hólar closed down as merged bishopric was. Steingrímur Jónsson () 3 Helgi G. Thordersen (–) 4Cathedral: Reykjavík Cathedral.

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