Listen to a potted history of Iceland from the Viking Age to today. It is an article found on nordics.info in English and on danmarkshistorien.dk in Danish. It is read by editor of nordics.info, Nicola Witcombe.
You can read the article in English here and in Danish here.
Sound credits from freesound.org including Flock of seagulls.wav by juskiddink and bricks hitting by Robinhood76.