How a volcanic eruption influenced Iceland’s conversion to Christianity — Medievalists.net

Memories of the largest lava flood in the history of Iceland, recorded in an apocalyptic medieval poem, were used to drive the island’s conversion to Christianity, new research suggests.

via How a volcanic eruption influenced Iceland’s conversion to Christianity — Medievalists.net

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