is an ancient estate, a parsonage for extended periods and a church site
in the Adaldalur Valley.
Its original name was Fellsmuli.
Priests and Rev. found this parish desirable for its comfort and
The property was large and easy to farm, a few other church
properties were annexed as well as a few outlying farms and other
advantages were included.
the turn of the 11th century Oddi Helgason lived there.
His popular name is Star Oddi, because he was among the foremost
astronomer of the world of the time.
He recorded his observations and conclusions, but they did not
advance the development in this field, because Oddi did not communicate
with his colleagues in this remote country.
The rest of the world did not know about his discoveries until
many centuries later.
North Iceland Saga Trail