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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

Author: Keneva Kunz
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, ©2008.
Series: Penguin classics.; World of the sagas (Penguin (Firm))
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Recounts the Icelandic settlement of Greenland by Eirik the Red, the chance discovery by seafaring adventurers of a mysterious new land, and Eirik's son Leif the Lucky's perilous voyages to explore it.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vinland sagas.
London ; New York : Penguin, c2008
(OCoLC)609295039
Named Person: Eric, the Red; Leiv Eiriksson; Eric, the Red; Leiv Eiriksson; Eric, the Red; Leiv Eiriksson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keneva Kunz
ISBN: 9780140447767 0140447768
OCLC Number: 175283732
Language Note: Translated from the Old Icelandic.
Description: xlv, 94 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: The saga of the Greenlanders --
Eirik the Red's saga.
Series Title: Penguin classics.; World of the sagas (Penguin (Firm))
Responsibility: translated by Keneva Kunz with an introduction and notes by Gísli Sigurđsson.

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Contains the descriptions of North America, a bountiful land of grapes and vines, discovered by Vikings five centuries before Christopher Columbus. This title counts the Icelandic settlement of  Read more...

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