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This book investigates the institutions and practices of education which lay behind medieval Icelandic literature, as well as behind many other aspects of medieval Icelandic culture and society. By bringing together a broad spectrum of sources, including sagas, law codes, and grammatical treatises, it addresses the history of education in medieval Iceland from multiple perspectives.
Medieval Institute Publications
medieval Icelandic history, medieval education, Old Norse, medieval literacy
European History | Medieval Studies | Scandinavian Studies
Citation for Published Book
Patzuk-Russell, Ryder. The Development of Education in Medieval Iceland. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2021.