THE SAGA AROUND ICELAND
Battles, Tumult, Disputes, Aggression
only sea battle of the country's history and
Sturlunga Saga battles.
During historical times chieftains and powerful individuals often used
force to settle their arguments, and attacked their foes.
Nowadays less blood is shed and people turn to the justice system,
suffer or tolerate injustice!
Murders and Executions
According to the Book of Settlement, the Sturlunga Saga, and
murders, executions and slayings were common in Iceland. The
average number of murders nowadays is close to two annually.
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Saga around Iceland