Kirsten A. Seaver - History - 2014 - 304 pages
Late in the tenth century, the Norse Vikings embarked on a voyage of no return. Leaving Iceland first for Greenland, from there they sailed onwards to North America, setting ...
Hermann Pálsson - History - 2007 - 159 pages
Iceland was the last country in Europe to become inhabited, and we know more about the beginnings and early history of Icelandic society than we do of any other in the Old ...
Frederick Julius Pohl - America - 1972 - 339 pages
Result of thirty years research into puzzle of the Viking voyages to Vinland as told by Graenlendinga and Eirik's sagas. Also discusses the Vinland map of 1440.
Farley Mowat - America - 1965 - 494 pages
Reconstructs voyages of exploration and piracy that led to settlements on Greenland, Iceland, Newfoundland and Vinland, from 960 to 1010 A.D.
Charnan Simon - America - 1991 - 128 pages
Relates the adventures of the Norse explorer who left Greenland to sail west into uncharted waters in search of new land.
Nancy Marie Brown - History - 2008 - 320 pages
Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving ...
Celia Lund - Fiction - 2011
An important part of early North American history began with the word of an Icelandic sailor who claimed that after being blown off course, he had sighted a new land through ...