Øystein Morten

Øystein Morten, historian and author, has written several highly acclaimed non fiction books, such as Jakten på Olav den Hellige (The Search for Olav the Holy) and Jakten på Olav Tryggvason (The Search for Olav Tryggvason) and Jakten på Sigurd Jorsalfar (The Search for Sigurd the Crusader). He has also previously worked as a district conservator in Telemark County Municipality. For the past fifteen years, he has been working on writing new stories about the Norwegian Viking kings.Øystein Morten is now working on a larger project about the Norse discovery of America, which will result in several books beginning with the book about Eirik Raude .

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In 2017 he published the book Norske ødegårder. Historien om stedene vi forlot (Norwegian Odegaards. The History of Places we left) with photographer Pål Hermansen.