Greenland is an autonomous country within the Danish Realm, located between
the Arctic and ... It was from Greenland and Iceland that Norwegians would set
sail to discover ... The name of the countr...
Feb 4, 2010 ... ... information is presented as fiction, they switch on their story brains. ..... The
people of those nations did wind up much better off than they .... Pingback: The "
story" of Iceland and Greenland - Cristian H. Gomez ... As you note, Erik the Red
was indeed fleeing Norway and coined a false name for Greenlan...
Mar 9, 2016 ... Iceland has had many names (see Names of Iceland). ... Greenland was named
by Eric the Red, who lived there for a period of time and then ... The sagas state
that he did not get along with his neighbors and his volatile ...
May 27, 2014 ... greenland, ice, name, vikings, mislead, iceland, green. We all know the story of ...
Where did that come from? Is there another amusing story ...
Apr 20, 2013 ... I've heard your theory that Iceland was named Iceland to repel other settlers
while Greenland's name was intended to lure other settlers to the ...
Feb 17, 2013 ... It turns out Iceland is much more green and livelier than Greenland and ... much
more ice and snow than Iceland(hence the name of this post).
Mar 14, 2009 ... i no they are different but how did they get their names to be opposite.
true, as other historians claim the original name was "ground-land," and ... The
first invaders called Iceland and Greenland as such, to make the next ..... want to
call Vikings 'Norse' because the Vikings did more than just raid.
1 day ago ... A longstanding rumor claims the names are a bait and switch. ... So How Did the
Names Get Switched? ... name.” Thus, Iceland was named by a sad Viking and
Greenland is the slogan of a medieval marketing scheme.
Iceland: The first Scandinavian who deliberately sailed to the island now known
as Iceland was ... The name Greenland comes from Scandinavian settlers. In the