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ŮykkvabŠjarklaustur

ŮykkvabŠjarklaustur ŮykkvabŠjarklaustur is a church site in ┴lftaver and was formerly the location of a monastery founded in 1186 which remained active

ŮykkvabŠjarklaustur

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ŮykkvabŠjarklausturkirkja

ŮykkvabŠjarklaustur is a church site in ┴lftaver and was formerly the location of a monastery founded in 1186 which remained active until the Reformation. Eysteinn ┴sgrÝmsson a monk at ŮykkvabŠjarklaustur in the 14th century composed the poem Lilja, one of Icelands most famous medieval devotional poems. A pillar of columnar basalt has been erected where the monastery is believed to have stood.


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