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The voyages of the Norsemen to America

by William Hovgaard

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Published by The American-Scandinavian Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [279]-285.

      Statementby William Hovgaard, with eighty-three illustrations and seven maps.
      SeriesScandinavian monographs, vol.I
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE105 .H89
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 304 p.
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6570574M
      LC Control Number14018568
      OCLC/WorldCa2991677

      The sagas first gained serious historic respectability in when the Danish antiquarian Carl Christian Rafn pointed out the possibility for a Norse settlement in, or voyages to, North America. North America, by the name Winland, first appeared in written sources .   In this volume Morison goes back to the voyages of St. Brendan and the Irish monks as well as those of Norsemen such as Leif Erickson. The first post-Columbian voyages the author describes are those of John Cabot in and the book ends with a discussion of the experiences of the second Virginia colony in Morison is an entertaining writer who offers many original Cited by:

      The Vikings: A Memorable Visit to America The Icelandic house of what is likely the first European-American baby has scholars rethinking the Norse sagas Vikings sailing to Iceland (H. A. Guerber)Author: Eugene Linden. The Legend of the Norsemen There are many stories of the coming of white men to the coasts of America and of their settlements in America long before the voyage of Christopher Columbus.

      The First Settlement in America 55 How a Woman Vanquished the Natives 57 Thorvald Killed by the Skrellings 59 Ireland the Great, or White Man's Land 61 Birth of the First White Child in America 62 CHAPTER III. Wineland History of the Flatey Book 63 History of the Flatey Book 64 CHAPTER IV. Translations from the Flatey Book. Such accomplishments add authenticity to the story of St. Brendan, who was born in Ireland about and founded a monastery at Clonfert, Galway. According to legend, he was in his seventies when he and 17 other monks set out on a westward voyage in a curragh, .


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Lowie. The sagas--that is to, say, the histories--written in Iceland, describing these voyages of the Norsemen, give very full accounts of the daily life in the Vinland colony, of the explorations, of the natives of America, of the various kinds of products of the soil, of the climate, etc., and it is interesting to read these first recorded descriptions of a land that has since become so prominent in the history of the world.

The Norsemen in America: Chapter III. Columbus and the Norsemen. Sacred Texts Legends and Sagas Iceland Index Previous Next. Buy this Book on Kindle. The Norse Discovery of America, by A.M Reeves, N.L.

Beamish and R.B. Anderson, [], at CHAPTER III. England sent an explorer, Sebastian Cabot, to America inbut established no permanent settlements for more than a century. There were, however, European settlements in the “New World” long before the voyages of Columbus and Cabot. One thousand years ago Norsemen colonized Greenland, on the fringe of North America.

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The shores of the entire peninsula ordinarily included * Histoire de la Kouvelle France, Paris,Book II, VOYAGES OF THE NORSEMEN under the name of Cape Cod, as well as the outlying is- lands, are low and sandy, presenting extensive white sand beaches to the sea. The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century Documents Now Published for the First Time, Which Establish Beyond Controversy the Claim That North America Was Settled by Norsemen Five Hundred Years Before the Time of Columbus; Sagas That Describe the Voyages To, and Character Of, the.

The Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America. the Norsemen aboard the wooden ship spied a new land, dropped anchor and went ashore. recounts that Eriksson’s voyage to North America. Norsemen in America By John D. Baldwin. It is generally known, I suppose, that original manuscript records of Norse voyages to this continent have been carefully preserved in Iceland, and that they were first published at Copenhagen inwith a Danish and a Latin translation.

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It contains the earliest mention of America found in any geographical work. The passage is as follows (IV, 38): Furthermore he [King Svend] mentioned still another island found by many in that ocean. William Hovgaard is the author of The Voyages of the Norsemen to America ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Modern History Of Warshi 4/5(2).

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(October ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Charles B. Pierce Film Productions Fawcett-Majors ProductionsMusic by: Jaime Mendoza-Nava. FIVE centuries before Columbus, the Norse sailed west across the North Atlantic in search of new lands that were, in the words of their sagas, "habitable and trespassable.

Ohthere’s Voyages edited by Janet Bately and Anton Englert The title isn’t exactly catchy, but I’ve chosen this book because it’s a series of essays focusing on my favourite : Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough.The voyages of the Norsemen, or Vikings, across the North Atlantic to Iceland c.Greenland c.and the east coast of North America was a turning point in world history and one of the greatest adventures of all time.

In Norse Atlantic Saga, Gwyn Jones re-tells the dramatic story of the Viking voyages in vivid, striking prose and includes translations of six classic Viking epics. The Norse voyages to Vinland lasted only a few years, probably because the fledgeling new colony in Greenland, numbering only a few hundred, had no need for additional land.

The resources of Vinland were too distant to be useful.