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Eirikr Thorvaldsson

(Eric the Red)

 

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"The Discovery of Greenland." The Discovery of Greenland. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2013. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-3032

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 Eric the Red from Scanné de Coureurs des mers, Poivre d'Arvor, 17th century.

 

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Leiv Eiriksson

(Leif Ericson)

 

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Leif Ericson on the shore of newly discovered Vinland (New Foundland) from Mary MacGregor: Stories of the Vikings 1908.

Links

  • Leif Ericsson
    Article from the Mariner's Museum
  • Leif Erikson
    A brief biography from the BBC
  • Leif Eriksson
    Biography from bio.com
  • Enchanted Learning
    Scroll down for a very brief biography.
  • BrainPop
    BrainPop has a movie on Vikings, you will need your username and password
  • Leif Ericson
    Wikipedia article on Leif Ericson
  • PebbleGo
    Use the PebbleGo link at the bottom of page to access PebbleGo. Once in PebbleGo, select the biography database and search for your explorer.
 

Movie

Leif Eriksson vs. Christopher Columbus (2:18) from the History Channel

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