THORSTEINSSON, Steingrímur Bjarnason

THORSTEINSSON, Steingrímur Bjarnason. Arnarstapa, Snæfellsnesi 19.5.1831 — Reykjavik 21.8.1913. Icelandic Poet, Schoolman and Philologist. Matriculated from Reykjavik Latin School in 1851, then studied at Copenhagen University. Completed his studies in 1863, but remained in Copenhagen until 1872. From 1872 teacher at Reykjavik Latin School, from 1895 senior teacher and from…

Continue reading

PÉTURSON, Sigurður Kristófer

PÉTURSSON, Sigurður  Kristófer. Klettakoti á Snæfellsnesi 9.7.1882 — 19.8.1925. Icelandic Literate and Self-Taught Amateur Scholar. An Esperantist and a Theosophist. From early youth suffered of several diseases. Ph.D. Publications: Transl.: Hávamál Indíalands (Bhagavad-gíta). 126 p. Reykjavik 1924. – Wrote about Icelandic; diss. Sjúklingur í Laugarnesspítala. 192?. Sources: Icelandic Wikipedia; http://www.mbl.is/greinasafn/grein/1428646/ with…

Continue reading