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Idunna #45 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #45 (Autumn 2000), published by the Troth, has the theme "Vinland". Contributors include: Diana Paxson on visiting L'Anse aux Meadows; KveldulfR Gundarsson on Thorhallr in the... More > Vinland Sagas, and on candle-making; Gus Sigmundsson on growing wheat; and Laz Chernik on his visit to Iceland. Plus a ritual to Nerthus, reviews, poetry, and more!< Less
Idunna #45 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #45 (Autumn 2000), published by the Troth, has the theme "Vinland". Contributors include: Diana Paxson on visiting L'Anse aux Meadows; KveldulfR Gundarsson on Thorhallr in the... More > Vinland Sagas, and on candle-making; Gus Sigmundsson on growing wheat; and Laz Chernik on his visit to Iceland. Plus a ritual to Nerthus, reviews, poetry, and more!< Less
Viking America By Gunnar Thompson
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Viking America is filled with action-packed stories of the first explorers who established colonies in North America. King Arthur, Leif Ericsson, Henry Sinclair, and Prince Madoc were among those who... More > reached the New World ahead of Columbus. King Haakon IV of Norway formed the “North Norway” Alliance of colonies that exported huge cargoes of lumber, codfish, and furs to Northern Europe. In 1395, pirates brought transatlantic trade to a standstill. Queen Margaret stepped in, sending the Kalmar Navy after the pirates. Queen Elizabeth charted England’s course towards the British Empire by sending new settlements to the Colonial-Indian Territory of Norumbega. Gunnar Thompson found the Viking America Map. This authentic Venetian Map shows entire Eastern Seaboard in 1360. The book features women heroes; it is designed for easy adult reading; and it contains a full spectrum of entertaining and illuminating illustrations.< Less
Viking Tales By Jennie Hall
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Hall has captured the true spirit of the ancient age through her vibrant portrayal of voyage in this book. It includes historical explorations of unknown Islands. These adventurous tales, including... More > the discovery of America (named Vinland) by the Norse, are a gripping chronicle of the human desire for exploration and a tantalizing glimpse of what would many centuries later become the New World.< Less
Discovering North America By Ari Newhome
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This is a collection of stories told in poetry and song lyrics, about discovering North America, Newfoundland, also called Vinland. There is also a fiction story about a youth growing up, in an... More > volcano island. The stories are told in end rhythm verse, and divided into chapters. The last verse is made in humor and not based on facts. The main story, discovering North America, is based on some facts, he main character is about Leif Ericson. There is a appendix with some background information. There is also some other stories told in poetry, from start of life and start of litterature. There are some song lyrics, in the end of the book.< Less
DISCOVERERS AND EXPLORERS By EDWARD R. SHAW
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A piece of this magnific work: "Four hundred years ago most of the people who lived in Europe thought that the earth was flat. They knew only the land that was near them. They knew the continent... More > of Europe, a small part of Asia, and a strip along the northern shore of Africa. The World as Known Four Hundred Years ago. They thought this known land was surrounded by a vast body of water that was like a broad river. Sailors were afraid to venture far upon this water, for they feared they would fall over the edge of the earth.[...]There was Eric the Red, a bold navigator of Iceland, who had sailed west to Greenland, and planted there a colony that grew and thrived. There was also Eric's son Leif, a venturesome young viking who had made a voyage south from Greenland, and reached a strange country with wooded shores and fragrant vines. This country he called Vinland because of the abundance of wild grapes. When he returned to Greenland, he took a load of timber back with him...." < Less
DISCOVERERS AND EXPLORERS By EDWARD R. SHAW
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A piece of this magnific work: "Four hundred years ago most of the people who lived in Europe thought that the earth was flat. They knew only the land that was near them. They knew the continent... More > of Europe, a small part of Asia, and a strip along the northern shore of Africa. The World as Known Four Hundred Years ago. They thought this known land was surrounded by a vast body of water that was like a broad river. Sailors were afraid to venture far upon this water, for they feared they would fall over the edge of the earth.[...]There was Eric the Red, a bold navigator of Iceland, who had sailed west to Greenland, and planted there a colony that grew and thrived. There was also Eric's son Leif, a venturesome young viking who had made a voyage south from Greenland, and reached a strange country with wooded shores and fragrant vines. This country he called Vinland because of the abundance of wild grapes. When he returned to Greenland, he took a load of timber back with him...."< Less
Queen of America By Tim Slee
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"Viking Freya sets out to attempt what her brother Leif could not do: find Vinland. Setting sail with her crew, she is resourceful and strong in the face of adversity and challenges along the... More > way ... authentic language and intriguing characters help carry the plot, which is full of adventure. Fans of historical fiction will find a lot to like here." - Publishers Weekly BookLife Prize in Fiction. Freya Eriksdottir is the daughter of a Viking Earl who has no expectations of her but that she should marry well. Freya has other ideas. When her hopeless brother Erik returns to Greenland babbling about a new world to the west, she decides that SHE will be the first to settle it. She trains as a shield maiden, persuades a friend of her father to lend her three strong ships and gathers a hundred settlers to colonise the new world. Her father gifts her with two young scouts, Haki and Hyka, to watch over her. Which is well, because brother Leif also has a gift for her, but one which is not so well intentioned.< Less
Nordiske guder og vikinger By Benny Kloth-Jørgensen
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Bogens forfatter formår at indgyde nyt liv i de spændende fortællinger om vores nordiske guder. Når man genlæser de gode, gamle historier kan man ikke undgå at... More > blive revet med af hans fængslende fortællerglæde. Fortællingerne om de nordiske guder er genfortalt på en både humoristisk og spændende måde. Foruden at berette om vores nordiske guder på en lærerig og levende måde, indeholder bogen også historier om blodige vikingetogter, de første danske sagnkonger, koloniseringen af Grønland og Leif den Lykkeliges opdagelse af Vinland. Et land, der senere får navnet Newfoundland. Med sine mere end 70 illustrationer og et stamtræ over vores vigtigste, nordiske guder er bogen et både underholdende og informerende stykke litteratur for alle aldersgrupper lige fra den videbegærlige skoleelev og til alle andre, der ønsker at vide mere om Danmarks eventyrlige fortid.< Less
Crónica del Incendio By M. Gumiel
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Año 2177. Tras la Tercera Guerra Mundial, un desastre nuclear y una crecida catastrófica de los océanos, el planeta Tierra parece haber alcanzado un periodo de calma. Los pocos... More > miles de humanos supervivientes se organizan en ciudades-estado dispersas, tratando de sobrevivir. Luna Riversong, una estudiante huérfana de diecisiete años lucha por seguir adelante en la Ciudad Nueva, donde cada segundo de su vida es grabado y analizado por cámaras de vigilancia. Mientras agacha la cabeza y trata de abrirse camino en un mundo al que muchos consideran que no pertenece, la rebelión comienza a fraguarse en su entorno y en el corazón de Luna. Al otro lado del mundo, en la helada Vinland, Willow Wannamaker lucha en una guerra sin cuartel. Criada en las calles, sin pistas sobre sus orígenes y entrenada como asesina a sueldo, Willow no se detendrá ante nada con tal de sobrevivir a cada nueva batalla. A través de los ojos de ambas nos asomaremos a un futuro incierto, oscuro y despiadado. Un futuro a punto de arder.< Less

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