Þorgeirr the lawspeaker is chosen to decide the outcome of the legal and religious dispute between the heathens and the Christians in Iceland at the Althing.
7e. Þorgeirr Speaks for Christianity
Þá báðu enir kristnu menn Hal...
Then the Christians asked Hal...
Íslendingabók tells the earliest history of the Icelanders, written by Ari Þorgilsson in the early 12th century. At the yearly assembly at the Althing in 999/1000, the questions and disagreements regarding beliefs, custom and law between the Heathens and the Christians creates a disturbance of the peace.
(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)
Main text: Íslendingabók
Text sections: unattrib Íslb 7eIV