Faroe Islands History

Faroe Islands – prehistory The oldest archaeological evidence of permanent settlement in the Faroe Islands dates to the second half of the 800-t. Excavations in Kvívík, Fuglafjørður and Leirvík have shown that the settler farmers lived in three-aisled long houses of wood, and that the houses were surrounded by a protective wall of stone and earth or exclusively of peat. Small farm buildings are known from the outfield, for example…

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