I hope you enjoyed this episode about Ingólfur Arnarsson, the founder of Reykjavík. These carved pillars had the family name, a special emblem and representations of all of the gods. Ferilskrá. Einu heimildir um að Ingólfur hafi reist sér bú í Reykjavík, Landnámubók og Íslendingabók, eru skrifaðar rúmum 200 árum eftir atburðinn. However, archaeological finds in Iceland suggest settlement may have started somewhat earlier. While it is true that many settlers that came to Iceland after Ingólfur were looking for new land to cultivate to call their own, Ingólfur’s main reason for leaving Norway was due to a blood feud. Ingólfur kastaði öndvegissúlum í sjóinn þegar hann sá Ísland og kvaðst mundi velja þann stað til búsetu þar sem öndvegissúlurnar ræki að landi. However, archaeological finds in Iceland suggest settlement may have started somewhat earlier. … Ingólfur og niðjar hans. Ingólfur tók þar land er nú heitir Ingólfshöfði, en Hjörleifur tók land við Hjörleifshöfða. Ingólfur Arnarson fæddist í Reykjavík 25. ágúst 1943. Í Landnámu segir frá því að þriðja vetur sinn á Íslandi hafði Ingólfur Arnarson vetursetu undir Ingólfsfelli fyrir vestan Ölfusá. Heimildir um landnámsmanninn Ingólf er meðal annars að finna í Landnámu og Íslendingabók. Vertu meðlimur á Facebook til að tengjast Ingólfur Arnarson ásamt öðrum sem þú gætir þekkt. Starfsheiti: Lektor Netfang: ingolfur@bifrost.is Sími: 433 3000 Ferill; Ferill; Starfsferilskrá/CV hér . The sculpture by Einar Jonsson. Two of his slaves then searched the coasts for three years before finding the pillars in the small bay which eventually became the site of Reykjavík . Interestingly, Ingólfur took those carved pillars from his high seat and threw them into the water. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Talið er að allt að 6.000 manns hafi komið saman utan við byggingu Stórþingsins í Ósló í dag til að mótmæla örlögum George Floyds í Minneapolis en lítið telja margir hafa lagst þar fyrir góðan dreng er þrælar skyldu að bana verða, eins og Ingólfur Arnarson mælti um Hjörleif fóstbróður sinn forðum. Haft er fyrir satt að Ingólfur Arnarson sé fyrsti landnámsmaðurinn á höfuðborgarsvæðinu. Nordmannen Ingolf var ikkje den første frå Norden som vitja og levde på Island. Tannlæknafélag Íslands vottar aðstandendum samúð. Ingólfur Arnarson ehf, Blómahæð 3, 210 Garðabæ. Verst að hann hafði ekki snjallsíma til að stytta sér stundir! Hjörleifshöfði is named after the Viking settler, Hjörleifur Hróðmarsson, the blood brother of Ingólfur Arnarson who was our first Viking settler in around 874 AD. Instead of saying that he would settle wherever his ship hit the shore, he decided to leave it up to the gods. Þar kemur Heimaklettur við sögu sem myndin er af hér að ofan. Ingólfr was said to have settled a large part of southwestern Iceland, although after his settlement nothing more was known of him. Ingólfur sigldi hingað með Hjörleifi bróður sínum frá Noregi að flýja undan ofríki Hákonar hárfagra Noregskonungs. Ingólfur Arnarson er talinn vera fyrsti landnámsmaðurinn í þeirri merkingu að hann er fyrsti maðurinn sem hóf hér skipulega og varanlega búsetu. Vestmannaeyjar eru eyjaklasi suður af Íslandi. clicked submit my comment didn’t appear. These people eventually left because they did not want to live among heathens. 50, Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir: An Award Winning Icelandic Singer – Ep. Grrrr… He had heard about a new island which Garðar Svavarsson, Hrafna-Flóki Vilgerðarson and others had found in the Atlantic Ocean. Win a Handmade Icelandic Sweater & Hear a Big Announcement! The seat of the Althingi (parliament) since 1843, it became the… He wrote that they left because they did not want to live among the newly arrived Norse pagans. Upplýsingar um símanúmer, kort, vegvísun og götumynd. Teikningar Blýantur á pappír 24 x 17 cm hver Innsetning: Safn, Reykjavík 2005 Ljósmynd: Einar Falur Ingólfsson. What I find most interesting about where Ingólfur decided to settle, is his method for choosing the place. Make sure you are subscribed to the All Things Iceland podcast so you don’t miss new episodes. According to the Icelandic Book of Settlements (Landnáma), he built his homestead in and gave name to Reykjavík in 874. What’s Driving Young Icelanders to Move to the Countryside? The statue shows Ingolfur standing by the mast of his ship, holding a shield and a spear, looking protectively over the city he settled. Of course, a settlement story wouldn’t be complete without more drama. Ingólfur Arnarson er talinn fyrsti landnámsmaður Íslands og í Landnámasögu er sagt frá þegar hann nam hér land. At some point, Ingólfur was the legal owner of the South Western part of Iceland. . Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. According to Google Maps, if you wanted to travel from one river to the next, you would have to walk almost 100 kilometers or about 62 miles. He and Hjörleifur killed the two sons of a Norse Earl. Námið. However, his legacy did live on through written word and his son, Þorsteinn, who went on to become a noteworthy Chieftain in the viking age. Vífill og Karli hétu þrælar Ingólfs. The medieval chronicler Ari Þorgilsson said Ingólfr was the first Nordic settler in Iceland, but mentioned that Irish monks and hermits (Papar) had been in the country before the Norsemen. wanted to say excellent blog! https://media.blubrry.com/all_things_iceland/p/content.blubrry.com/all_things_iceland/Ingolfur_Arnarsson.mp3. Sagt er að Ingólfur hafi farið til Íslands eftir að hann lenti í deilum við Noregskonung. Start studying Kaflapróf 4 Saga 103. Wow that was unusual. Ekki verður fram hjá því komist að Ingólfur Arnarson var stjórnandi landnámsins í Reykjavík og var skipstjóri It was granted municipal powers and was designated the administrative centre of the Danish-ruled island on Aug. 18, 1786. However, he ended up giving away or selling a lot of the land to incoming settlers from Scandinavian countries. Ísland byrjaði að byggjast frá Noregi á 9. öld. [6], "Ingólfur Arnarson - The First Icelander", "Ingólfr Arnarson Bjǫrnólfsson Ingolv Ørnsson", "Ingólfr Arnarson Bjǫrnólfsson Ingolv Ørnss", "Statue of Ingolfur Arnarson (Reykjavik, Iceland)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ingólfr_Arnarson&oldid=969271917, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 July 2020, at 12:17. Í fyrstu fór vel á með þeim en í veislu kárnaði gamanið því Hersteini Atlasyni leist vel á Helgu systur Ingólfs og strengdi þess heit að fá hennar eða engrar konu ella. 33. Required fields are marked *. The islands got their name from that event, but west men (vestmenn) is a name that Norse men at this time sometimes used for Irishmen. Ingólfur Arnarson er þekktastur landnámsmanna, hann kom hingað um árið 872 og var fyrstur til að nema land hér. A statue of Ingólfur Arnarsson can be found in downtown Reykjavík on a hill called Arnarhóll. Ingolf Arnarson (norrønt Ingólfr Arnarson) er halden for å vere den første norrøne busetjaren på Island.I fylgje dei islandske kjeldene hadde han reist ut frå «Fjalir» i Fjordane i Noreg. is commonly recognized as the first permanent Norse settler of Iceland, together with his wife Hallveig Fróðadóttir and brother Hjörleifr Hróðmarsson. Þrælar Ingólfs flýja til Eyja. well I’m not writing all that over again. When land was in sight, he threw his high seat pillars overboard and promised to settle where the gods decided to bring them ashore. Incredibly, it took them 3 years to find the carved pillars. To get revenge, Ingólfur tracked down the slaves and killed them in the Westman Islands, or Vestmanneyjar in Icelandic. Hjörleifur átti einn uxa en lét þræla sína draga plóginn og honum hefndist fyrir það. Blessuð sé minning Ingólfs Arnarsonar. Samt sem áður greina ýmsar heimildir frá þessu tímabili frá konum, oft ekkjum, sem kusu að helga sig kristinni trú og bænahaldi, stundum eftir stormasama ævi. Ingólfr Arnarson[a] (in some sources named Bjǫrnólfsson) As a reward for finding the pillars, Ingólfur gave Vílfill and Karli their freedom and land to set up farms. He gave Reykjavík its name in 874. Unfortunately, not much else is known about Ingólfur besides what I have shared in this episode. Hann varð bráðkvaddur á heimili sínu 25. október síðastliðinn. Every Single Word in Icelandic: Interview with Eunsan Huh – Ep.51, Kári Stefánsson – Icelandic Pioneer in Human Genetics: Ep. ... er þrælar … Heimaey er eina byggða eyjan allt árið um kring. This resulted in Ingólfur having to give up his land possessions to the Earl. According to the Landnámabók, which literally means the book of settlements, Ingólfur Arnarson, his wife Hallveig Fróðadóttir, his step brother Hjörleirfur Hróðmarsson and their slaves arrived in Iceland in the later half of the 800s. He gave Reykjavík its name in 874. As a chieftain, he sat on a high seat that had pillars with engravings on them. Your email address will not be published. Elstu heimildir um Vestmannaeyjar eru hvorki meira né minna en í Landnámu og þar í frásögninni um Ingólf Arnarson, sem er, eins og við vitum vonandi Ingólfur Arnarson var þrælaeigandi eins og fóstbróðir hans Hjörleifur en þrælar hans drápu hann. Now that you learned about one of Iceland’s most historic figures and how Reykjavík got its name, I am going to move onto the random fact about Iceland. Þakka þér kærlega fyrir að hlusta (og að lesa) og sjáumst fljótlega. Until the 20th century it was a small fishing village and trading post. With his step-brother Hjörleifr Hróðmarsson, he sailed for Iceland. Ari Þórgilsson, a medieval historian, claimed that Ingólfur and his crew were the first Norsemen to settle in Iceland. . Das Landnámabók berichtet davon. Ingólfr Arnarson was from the small village of Rivedal at Sunnfjord in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. NOTE: It was his step-brother who was murdered not his wife. If you put that into a search engine like Google, you will see its exact location. Mit Ingólfur Arnarson begann die sogenannte Landnahme Islands (zwischen 870 und 930), das heißt die Besiedelung der bislang fast menschenleeren Insel durch Wikinger aus Norwegen und ihre keltischen Sklaven. [4], In the meantime, Hjörleifr had been murdered by his Irish slaves because of his ill-treatment of them. According to the Landnámabók, which literally means the book of settlements, Ingólfur Arnarson, his wife Hallveig Fróðadóttir, his step brother Hjörleirfur Hróðmarsson and their slaves arrived in Iceland in the later half of the 800s. Ingólfur Arnarson og Leifur Hróðmarsson, fóstbróðir hans fóru í hernað með sonum Atla jarls hins Mjóva á Gaulum. Thatched … Gleðilegt nýtt ár!!! Sýnd eru ný verk eftir myndlistarmanninn Ingólf Arnarsson í A-sal Hafnarhúss. It is an ancient text from medieval times that describes, in great detail, the settlement of Iceland during the 9th and 10th centuries. If the platform you are listening to this podcast on allows you to leave a review, please do so, if you haven’t already. Hann setti bæ sinn niður í Reykjavík um 870 og staðfesta fornleifarannsóknir við Aðalstræti og … He vowed that he would build his farm wherever those pillars came ashore on the island. Ingolfur Arnarson (nebo Ingólfr Arnarson) společně se svou ženou Hallveig jsou považováni za první trvalé norské obyvatele Islandu.Podle knihy Landnámabók (středověký islandský písemný záznam popisující osidlování Islandu Nory, sepsaný Haukrem Erlendssonem) Ingolfur Arnarson založil usedlost s názvem Reykjavík v jihozápadní části ostrova v roce 874. Ingólfur og þrælarnir Eiðið, er sandrif, sem tengir Heimaklett og norðurklettana við undirlendi Heimaeyjar. This was the predecessor to the Alþingi or Icelandic parliament. Ingólfur Arnarson var lengi skólatannlæknir og var í stjórn Félags skólatannlækna um langt skeið. Funny enough, the islands got their name from this event. [3], Landnáma (written two to three centuries after the settlement) contains a story about Ingólfr's settlement. [5], In 1924, a statue of Ingólfr Arnarson, designed by Icelandic sculptor Einar Jónsson (1874–1954), was erected in Reykjavík. With no land of his own to speak of in his birth country, he set sail to the west to start over. . Hann kom frá Dalsfirði í Firðafylki í Noregi ásamt fóstbróður sínum Hjörleifi. Thanks for leaving a comment. Gunnar’s Spectacular Journey From A Stressful Job to Exploring Iceland, Nichole’s Journey From Cleaning Floors to Being in Icelandic Parliament, Elisa’s Big Move from the Netherlands to Iceland & Living on a Horse Farm. It is divided into five parts and has over 100 chapters. Your email address will not be published. In summary, he was the first permanent settler in what is now Iceland. Join Facebook to connect with Ingólfur Arnarson and others you may know. Ingolfur Arnarson looks from the Arnarholl Hill . Thank you kindly for listening (and reading) and see you soon! Neue Ausgrabungen besagen, dass die ersten Siedler bereits um 800 auf der Insel sesshaft wurden. Teikning hefur ætíð skipað veigamikinn sess í listsköpun hans en teikningar Ingólfs einkennast af fíngerðum línum, nákvæmni og tíma. Ingólfur Arnarson þurfti að bíða og bíða og bíða og bíða eftir að þrælar hans fundu loks öndvegissúlur hans. According to popular opinion, around 870 he was the first settler in Iceland. Ingólfur mælti: "Lítið lagðist hér fyrir góðan dreng, er þrælar skildu að bana verða, og sé eg svo hverjum verða, er eigi vill blóta." Réttindum kynjanna var misskipt að ekki sé minnst á hina réttlausu, sem voru þrælarnir. Ingólfur Arnarson is on Facebook. Samkvæmt hefðbundinni söguskoðun og þeim skriflegu heimildum, sem til eru, nam Ingólfur Arnarson fyrstur manna land á Íslandi. [1][2], Ingólfr Arnarson was from the small village of Rivedal at Sunnfjord in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Nokkrir landnámsmenn. Anyway, just Þorsteinn is most remembered for his establishment of one of the country’s first assemblies or Þing in Kjarlanes, which is part of Reykjavík. He also gave a considerable amount of land to his relatives that came to settle in Iceland. Ingólfur Arnarsson. Ingólfur seemed to not care much about their opinion of the place. Þær samanstanda af 15 eyjum og 30 skerjum og dröngum. Hvor um sig átti tíu þræla að því er segir í Landnámu. Samhliða starfi sem skólatannlæknir rak hann eigin stofu frá árinu 1971, nú síðast að Síðumúla 15 í Reykjavík. West men or vestmenn was what Norse men would call Irishmen. 25.4.2006 Meira en 300 ár liðu frá því að Ingólfur Arnarson steig hér á land árið 874 og þar til fyrsta nunnuklaustrið var stofnað á Íslandi. Where his ship hit the shore is called Ingólfshöfði and he spent his first winter there, but that is not where the pillars were found. The Landnámabók, which I mentioned earlier in the show, is the book of settlements. Næsta vor fundu þrælar hans, þeir Vífill og Karli, öndvegissúlur hans við Arnarhvol fyrir neðan heiði og settist Ingólfur þar að og nefndi bæ sinn Reykjavík. Other articles where Ingólfur Arnarson is discussed: Reykjavík: …in 874 by the Norseman Ingólfur Arnarson. I release a new podcast episode every week. Foreldrar hans voru hjónin Örn Hauksteinn Matthíasson, verslunarmaður og bókari í Reykjavík, f. 27.8. Ingólfur lét búa gröf þeirra Hjörleifs og sjá fyrir skipi þeirra og fjárhlut. It was a forerunner of the Althingi. Ingólfur sent two of his Celtic slaves, Vífill and Karli, to search for the pillars. However, there were Irish monks that had been living in the country before Ingólfur arrived. Eftir það fór Ingólfur vestur til Hjörleifshöfða, og er hann sá Hjörleif dauðan, mælti hann: "Lítið lagðist hér fyrir góðan dreng, er þrælar skyldu að bana verða, og sé eg svo hverjum verða, ef eigi vill blóta." His son, Torstein (Þorsteinn Ingólfsson), was a major chieftain and was said to have founded the first thing, or parliament, in Iceland. To give you some kind of reference of how much land Ingólfur claimed, his farm was between the Botnsá river in Hvalfjörður, or whale fjord, in the west to Ölfusá river in the east. The slaves reported back to Ingólfur that they had found the pillars, but were not impressed with the land where the pillars were located. He is also recognized as the first permanent Norse settler of Iceland. Ingolf Arnarson (fornvästnordiska Ingólfr Arnarson) var en norsk landnamsman från Fjaler vid Dalsfjorden i Sunnfjord (Sogn og Fjordane fylke) som levde på 800-talet.Enligt islänningasagorna var han den förste nordbon som bosatte sig permanent på Island. 49, Celebrating the 1st Year of the All Things Iceland Podcast- Ep.48, Alþingi – Icelandic Government & Politics From Creation to Present Day: Ep. Þá er Ingólfur sá Ísland, skaut hann fyrir borð öndugissúlum sínum til heilla; hann mælti svo fyrir, að hann skyldi þar byggja, er súlurnar kæmi á land. Hjörleifur var drepin af þrælum sínum stuttu eftir komuna til Íslands. According to the Icelandic Book of Settlements (Landnáma), he built his homestead in and gave name to Reykjavík in 874. Hjörleifur was the second settler of Iceland, but sadly enough he was killed the year after in 875 AD. Ingólfur Arnarson. While on his ship, he saw Iceland’s rugged natural landscape in the distance. Ingólfur´s half brother Hjörleifur was murdered by his slaves because of his terrible treatment of them. The medieval chronicler Ari Þorgilsson said Ingólfr was the first Nordic settler in Iceland, but mentioned that Irish monks and hermits (Papar) had been in the country before the Norsemen. I just wrote an really long comment but after I INGÓLFUR ARNARSON. Ingólfur Arnarson er talinn vera fyrsti landnámsmaðurinn á Íslandi. They located them in a small bay in the south western part of the country. The gods had made their decision and Ingólfur moved to that place. The book claims he left Norway after becoming involved in a blood feud. Heldur hann nú með nokkra menn sjóleiðis vestur á bóginn, og finnur þrælana í … Ingólfr hunted them down and killed them in the Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar). 1907, d. 13.6. Án titils 1993 Steinsteypa, grunnur, vatnslitur 60 x 20 x 5 cm Innsetning: Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin 1994 Ljósmynd: Jens Komossa. Ingólfur Arnarson – The Founder of Reykjavík – Ep. He named the area Reykjavík, which literally means steam or smoke bay, because of the large amount of steam rising up from the nearby hot springs. Á því fjalli er sagt að hann sé heygður; eru þar til að sjá af öðrum fjöllum hólar tveir og heitir annar Ingólfshaugur, en í hinum er sagt að … Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 47. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | More. However, it is worth noting that the chieftain owed their highest allegiance to the god that was prominently represented on the pillars. The statue is located on the top of a hill . Ingólfur hefur verið áhrifamikill í íslensku listalífi allt frá því að hann lauk listnámi í Hollandi snemma á níunda áratugnum. Unfortunately, the first copy has not survived but the oldest copies of it date back to the late 13th century. Þjóðfélag íslenskra landnámsmanna var mjög stéttskipt. Ingólfur Arnarson er á Facebook. Hrafna-Flóki Ingólfur Arnarson Vífill og Karli, þrælar Ingólfs Arnarsonar Útfærsla, hugmyndir: Útilegumenn og líf þeirra skoðað (glæpur og refsing fyrr á tímum…) Happy New Year. According to tradition, they founded Reykjavík in 874. Because the new year can feel like the time for new beginnings, I know 2019 does for me, I thought it would be fun to talk about the person who founded Reykjavík. Ingolf Arnarsson (islandsk Ingólfur Arnarson) var en norsk landnamsmand fra Fjaler ved Dalsfjorden i Sunnfjorder som levede i 800-tallet og blev ifølge den islandske saga den første fastboende nordbo på Island.Sagaen beretter også om irske munke, men de drog derfra da nordboerne kom.. Nordmanden Ingolf var ikke den første fra Norden som besøgte og levede på Island. A copy of Einar Jónsson's statue of Ingolf Arnarsson from 1907 was erected in 1961 at Rivedal. All Things Iceland is the go-to resource to learn about Icelandic history, culture, language and nature from the view of an expat. Wow, sorry to hear that. He wrote th… Hann reisti fyrstur manna byggð hér á landi að staðaldri; sagt er að Ingólfsfjall í Ölfusi dragi nafn af honum.