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The Vinland voyages

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Published by American Geographical Society in New York .
Written in English


  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Matthias Thórdarson ... translated by Thorstina Jackson Walters; with an introduction by Vilhjálmur Stefánsson.
SeriesAmerican Geographical Society research series -- no. 18
ContributionsJackson, Thorstina.
LC ClassificationsE105 .T45
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ., [v]-xv, 76 p.
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23356727M
LC Control Number31002644

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Excerpt. A logical introduction to the discovery of the American continent by Icelanders or Greenlanders, as related in this book, is a brief account of the steps by which the discoverers reached the vantage points of Iceland and Greenland. The striking upheaval of folk energy known as the Viking Age is the background of our story. With The Vinland Sagas, Webster's Dictionary, maps, and my basic harmony of the Vinland voyages, on Decem , I identified a place for Leif's base in Vinland. The location seems to be in internal harmony with information in The Vinland Sagas as well as in external harmony with maps and information that I was able to find on the internet. Get this from a library! The Vinland voyages,. [Matthías Þórðarson; Thorstina Jackson Walters] -- History of the discovery of the American continent by . The Vinland Sagas: The Icelandic Sagas About The First Documented Voyages Across The North Atlantic, The Saga Of The Greenlanders And Eirik The Red's Saga by Unknown The Vinland Sagas book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, /5().

The Vinland Sagas Book Summary: The all -time bestselling of the sagas in Penguin Classics, The Vinland Sagas are published here in a vibrant new translation. Consisting of The Saga of the Greenlanders and Eirik the RedÂ's Saga, they chronicle the adventures of Eirik the Red and his son, Leif Eirikson, who explored North America years before Columbus. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The original paper of which this is a translation was published in substantially the same form in Safn til sögu Íslands og íslenzkra bókmenta, vol. 6, no. 1, Reykjavík, ". HARMONY OF THE VINLAND VOYAGES Book Summary: At the beginning of the High Middle Ages, Europe was recovering from the chaotic Early Middle Ages coupled with a period of colder climate. Learning, agriculture, trade, population, urbanization and state power were on the rise.   The original paper of which this is a translation was published in substantially the same form in Safn til sogu Islands og islenzkra bokmenta, vol.6, no

"The Vinland Voyages" is an article from Journal of the American Geographical Society of New York, Volume View more articles from Journal of the American Geographical Society of New York. View this article on JSTOR. The Voyages to Vinland (c. ) [The following account of the discovery of North America by Leif Ericsson is contained in the “Saga of Eric the Red”; and the present translation is that made by A. M. Reeves from the version of the Saga in the Flateyar-bok, compiled by Jon Thordharson about Genre: History Year of first publication: The saga of Vinland is directly translated from the original manuscripts of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. This . The Vinland Voyages (Classic Reprint) (Paperback) By Matthias Thórdarson To get The Vinland Voyages (Classic Reprint) (Paperback) PDF, you should access the button beneath and download the document or gain access to additional information which might be relevant to THE VINLAND VOYAGES (CLASSIC REPRINT) (PAPERBACK) ebook.