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Diocese of Skálholt

Skálholt was the estate of the first Bishop of Iceland, Isleifr Gizurarson, who became bishop in 1056. (Christianity had been formally adopted in 1000). His son, Gizurr, donated it to become the official see. The Diocese was amalgamated in 1801, and now forms part of the Diocese of Reykjavik.[1][2]

There is still a current Bishop of Skálholt, as it is now a Suffragan See (Anglican/Lutheran sense) in the Reykjavik diocese.[3]

Contents

  • Roman Catholic 1
  • Lutheran 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Roman Catholic

Lutheran

1540–1548 → Gissur Einarsson 1549–1557 → Marteinn Einarsson 1558–1587 → Gísli Jónsson 1589–1630 → Oddur Einarsson 1632–1638 → Gísli Oddsson 1639–1674 → Brynjólfur Sveinsson 1674–1697 → Þórður Þorláksson 1698–1720 → Jón Vídalín 1722–1743 → Jón Árnason 1744–1745 → Ludvig Harboe (danskur) 1747–1753 → Ólafur Gíslason 1754–1785 → Finnur Jónsson 1777–1796 → Hannes Finnsson 1797–1801 → Geir Vídalín [4]

See also

References

  • Sigurdson, Erika Ruth, 'The Church in Fourteenth-Century Iceland: Ecclesiastical Administration, Literacy, and the Formation of an Elite Clerical Identity' (unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Leeds, 2011), p. 242, http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/2610/ http://academia.edu/1795158/The_Church_in_Fourteenth-Century_Iceland (pre-Reformation bishops).
  • Gunnar Kristjánsson et al., eds, Saga biskupsstólanna: Skálholt 950 ára 2006, Hólar 900 ára (Akureyri: Hólar, 2006), pp. 854–55.
  1. ^ http://nat.is/travelguideeng/plofin_skalholt.htm
  2. ^ http://www.jeanscape.com/skalholt/
  3. ^ http://www.skalholt.is/en/skalholtsstadur/
  4. ^ http://skalholt.is/frodleikur/biskupar/
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