Þórir Jónsson Hraundal

    Þórir Jónsson Hraundal

    Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic Language at the University of Iceland

    Veröld – House of Vigdís #315
    tel: 525-5988
    email: thorir@hi.is.

    University of Iceland
    Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages
    Brynjólfsgötu 1
    IS-107 Reykjavik
    Tel: +354-5254000


    Þórir Jónsson Hraundal earned his doctoral degree in medieval studies at the Centre of Medieval Studies of the University of Bergen in 2013, M.Litt. degree at the University of Cambridge in 2005 and BA degree at the University of Iceland in 1998.

    Arabic medieval texts describing Viking voyages in the east and Arab encounters with Scandinavians is Þórir’s main topic of research.