Saga is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering the history of Iceland. It is the official publication of the Icelandic Historical Society, Sögufélag. The journal was established in 1949 and has since then been the journal of choice for historians of Iceland.[1][2]

All articles in Saga are subject to a double blind peer-review. Articles in Saga are written in Icelandic but accompanied by an English abstract.

The editors of Saga are historians Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir and Vilhelm Vilhelmsson.[3]


  1. ^ "Vettvangur áhugafólks um sagnfræði". 1983.
  2. ^ "Jarðabók". Sögufélag was established on March 7th, 1902. The society aims to publish journals and academic texts on a range of historical subjects, with a focus on the history of Iceland. The journal Saga has been published since 1949 and is the leading journal for historical scholarship in Iceland.
  3. ^ "Saga - The Historical Society Journal". Sögufélag.