ALSO KNOWN AS TORFAEUS THORMODUR TORFESON
\ˈɒlsə͡ʊ nˈə͡ʊn az tˈɔːfiːəs θˈɔːmədjˌʊ͡ə tˈɔːfɛsən], \ˈɒlsəʊ nˈəʊn az tˈɔːfiːəs θˈɔːmədjˌʊə tˈɔːfɛsən], \ˈɒ_l_s_əʊ n_ˈəʊ_n a_z t_ˈɔː_f_iː__ə_s θ_ˈɔː_m_ə_d_j_ˌʊə t_ˈɔː_f_ɛ_s_ə_n]\
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A Danish historian; born on the isle of Engoe, off the south coast of Iceland, 1640; died 1719. His principal works, all written in Latin, are: "History of the Faroe Islands" (1695); "History of the Orkneys" (1697); "Line of the Dynasties and Kings of Denmark" (1702); "History of Old Vinland" (1705); "Ancient Greenland" (1706); "The Historic Trefoil" (1707); "History of Norway" (4 vols., 1711), his greatest work.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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