17 exhibits from the Icelandic Sagas

At the museum you will find many of the legends from the Icelandic sagas, historical figures like Snorri Sturlusson, Ingolfur Arnarson and Leifur Eiriksson. Learn about the disastrous Black death, the most devastating pandemics in human history, requiring anything between 75 to 200 million people. There are 17 exhibits on display today.

Saga museum

1. Iceland in the making

10. Thorgeir Ljosvetningagodi - Conversion to Christianity

2. Papar - The First Inhabitants

11. The Althingi

3. Hrafna-Floki - The Exodus from Norway

12. Gudmundur godi - Benefactor of the People

4. Ingolfu Arnarson - The First Icelander

13. Snorri Sturluson - A Poet and a Politician

5. Skalla-Grimur og Egill - True Icelanders

14. The Battle at Orlygsstadir

6. Melkorka Myrkjartansdottir - Celts in Iceland

15. The Black Death

7. Leifur the lucky - Vinland

16. Sister Katrin - The first Icelandic martyr

8. Freydis Eiriksdottir - Heroine or Ogress?

17. Jon Arason - The Reformation

9. Thorbjorg litilvolva - Can she see the future?

18. The Shop at the museum




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