måndag 5 oktober 2015

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"Farmland was fully settled fairly soon, and immigration slowed down. ... During later centuries the population shrank as a result of difficult conditions, including cooling of climate, eruptions and plagues. Icelanders alive today mostly descend from the lineages that survived."

Gísli Pálsson, professor i antropologi vid Háskóli Íslands, i Newsweek om hur Island befolkades.