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11 Leif Erikson Facts for Leif Erikson Day

Leif Erikson (970 – 1020 AD) was an Icelandic explorer and the first known European to have discovered North America (excluding Greenland), before Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, Leif Erikson established a Norse settlement at location he called Vinland. This location is identified as possibly being located at L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern tip of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. However, this location is not firm as later archaeological evidence suggests…

The Vikings were some of the only people that continued sea exploration during the Dark Ages. While many societies became less advanced, the Vikings kept moving forward. They were actually the first Europeans to discover North America.

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Viking Shield [upcycled history craft] Sonlight Core A week 5

Week 1 Corrugated cardboard, duck tape, paint, and a milk jug become a wonderful extension in learning about Vikings with this craft! Stop by Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational for a book recommendation and instructions.

Oct. 2012   Oct. 5Cultural Program: Leif Erikson Day Celebration with The Vikings of Bjørnstad, at Viking Hall, 6:30 pm.  The Vikings are one of the most fascinating and recognizable cultures in history - but much of their image is wrong.  This exciting and informative presentation by The Vikings of Bjørnstad will clarify who they were, when they flourished, how they lived, and what influence they had on the world around them.  Authentic Viking-era desserts will be served following the…

Oct. 2012 Oct. 5Cultural Program: Leif Erikson Day Celebration with The Vikings of Bjørnstad, at Viking Hall, 6:30 pm. The Vikings are one of the most fascinating and recognizable cultures in history - but much of their image is wrong. This exciting and informative presentation by The Vikings of Bjørnstad will clarify who they were, when they flourished, how they lived, and what influence they had on the world around them. Authentic Viking-era desserts will be served following the…

Clash of cultures. According to the sagas of Erik the Red and the "Saga of the greenlanders", Leif Erikson lost his course when he was traveling from Norway to Greenland, arriving into "Vinland" which is claimed to be the island of Newfoundland in Canada. Also, they wrote about the "Skraelings" which were probably some Beothuk tribe

Clash of cultures. According to the sagas of Erik the Red and the "Saga of the greenlanders", Leif Erikson lost his course when he was traveling from Norway to Greenland, arriving into "Vinland" which is claimed to be the island of Newfoundland in Canada.

11 Leif Erikson Facts for Leif Erikson Day

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