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Some interesting links about the Vikings

Vinland Map Our textbooks mentioned what became known as the “Vinland Map.” This map, allegedly from the 1430s’s included a diagram of a land west of Europe, discovered by the Vikings. If this map were real, it would shed light … Continue reading

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Some interesting links about the Vikings

Vinland Map Our textbooks mentioned what became known as the “Vinland Map.” This map, allegedly from the 1430s’s included a diagram of a land west of Europe, discovered by the Vikings. If this map were real, it would shed light … Continue reading

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Vinland Map

Our textbooks mentioned what became known as the “Vinland Map.” This map, allegedly from the 1430s’s included a diagram of a land west of Europe, discovered by the Vikings. If this map were real, it would shed light on whether … Continue reading

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Columbus Sailed to Iceland?

There are some stories but no solid proof yet, that Columbus as a young sailor went to Iceland.  Iceland was probably the furthest known place to the Europeans of that day and it is possible that stories of the Viking … Continue reading

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Vinland Map

In Chapter 13 there is a mention of a map allegedly made in 144o that was brought to a Yale bookseller that shows Vinland as place discovered by Bjarni and Leif.  I asked you not to use this as evidence … Continue reading

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Viking Settlement in Scotland Found

This is an interesting article about an ancient Viking settlement that was recently found in Scotland. This article shows us a couple of interesting things. First, that the Vikings definitely explored and settled all over the place. Second, that our … Continue reading

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More on the Vikings

Here’s a pretty good site that goes into great detail on the Viking voyages.  From the linked page, click on the box titled, “Viking Voyage” and choose “standard site” and you can click on and read about the various expeditions … Continue reading

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