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Category:History of Iceland __ Index of articles related to Iceland history found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia -

History of Iceland __ "Iceland is, in geological terms, a young island. It started to form about 20 million years ago from a series of volcanic eruptions on the Mid-Atlantic ridge. The oldest rock samples found in Iceland date back 16 million years..."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional material. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

History of Iceland __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the European country of Iceland." - From -

History of Iceland: Primary Documents - EuroDocs __ You will find click-to-read historic documents and resources about Iceland's history. - From -

Iceland - Flag History __ History of the evolution of Iceland's Flag. - illustrated - From -

Iceland: History __ A good overview of the history of Iceland along with embedded text links to related materials. - from -

Iceland History __ "The island was settled by the Norse seafarers in the ninth century; they established the world~ez_rsquo~s first known republic and parliament in about AD 930."  A good look at Icelandic history along with other information about Icelend. - From -

Iceland History __ A very brief look. - From -


Iceland History __ "Iceland's first inhabitants were Irish monks, who regarded the island as a sort of hermitage until the early 9th century. They were followed by Iceland's first permanent settlers, who came from Norway."  A colorful history of Iceland. - From -

Iceland - History __ "Iceland's first known settler, Ingólfur Arnarson, sailed from his native Norway to Iceland and settled at what is now Reykjavík in 874. During the late 9th and early 10th centuries, the island was settled by other Norwegians fleeing the oppressive rule of their king and by smaller groups of Scottish and Irish emigrants."  A general look at Iceland's history. - From -

Iceland History __ Very brief look at history. - from -

Iceland History __ " The North Atlantic islands seem to have been of only passing concern to the centers of power in Europe, so very little historic documentation exists about their settlement. One early 9th century Latin text describes North Atlantic islands that may be the Faeroes and perhaps Iceland."  A brief look at Icelandic history with an emphasis on historic books. - illustrated - From -

Iceland - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Iceland's educational system. - From Net Industries -

Icelandic - History - of Iceland __ "The first people known to have inhabitated Iceland were Irish monks or hermits who came in the eighth century, but left with the arrival of the pagan Norsemen, who systematically settled Iceland in the period 870 - 930 A.D. Iceland was thus the last European country to be settled."  You will find a general overview of Iceland's history along with access to a lot of additional information about Iceland. - From -  



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