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The Viking discovery of America, 985 to 1008 : the Greenland Norse and their voyages to Newfoundland

Author: Niels Vinding; Birgitte Moyer-Vinding
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2005.
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Provides an account of Leif Eriksson's discovery of Vinland and other Viking voyages to Newfoundland. Vinding had a life-long fascination with the voyages of the Greenland Norse and the question of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vinding, Niels, -1998.
Viking discovery of America, 985 to 1008.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)639371996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niels Vinding; Birgitte Moyer-Vinding
ISBN: 0773459812 9780773459816
OCLC Number: 61303515
Description: vii, 129 pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The discovery --
The Ballast stone --
Before Leif --
The ship --
Navigation --
Brattalid, Vinland, and Norway --
Leif the Lucky and Thorstein the Lucky --
Thorfinn Karlsefni and Gudrid --
Strømfjord and Hóp --
The Skrælings --
Freydis's treachery --
The climate in Vinland --
The world of the Norse --
The rise and fall of the Greenland Norse --
The age of the great discoveries.
Other Titles: Vinland 1000 år.
Responsibility: Niels Vinding ; translated by Birgitte Moyer-Vinding.

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