Episode 44 of ‘The Scandinavian History Podcast’: “Haakon Haakonsson was king of Norway for a very long time, 46 years. His long reign is considered the zenith of medieval Norway: he put an end to the Norwegian civil war by defeating his father-in-law, he built multi-story stone buildings, had fashionable fiction translated and expanded Norway to its largest size ever when he took control over Iceland and Greenland.”

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