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Althing:  starting in 930, Viking settlers held council here every year
12-SEP-2003 Donna Hollinger

Althing: starting in 930, Viking settlers held council here every year

Pingvellir, Iceland

at this wall. Each tribe arrived with their sheep in the summer. They decided conflicts in a Parliament when the rest of Europe was still ruled by feudal lords.

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