Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson was an Icelandic explorer and the first known
European to have discovered North America (excluding Greenland), before ...
His claim turns on the fact that Columbus did not reach the American ... Sebastian
Munster's map, published in 1540, the first to show America as a continent. ... and
Afghanistan had sent goods across Eurasia, from Europe to India and China.
Oct 8, 2007 ... Did you believe that Christopher Columbus discovered America and that ...
Before European explorers arrived, the Americas were home to tens ...
The discovery of America is most commonly attributed to Christopher Columbus,
as it was he who revealed the Americas to early-modern Europe. Scholars ...
Oct 11, 2014 ... Yes, Columbus was not the first European or outsider to discover the American
continents, and North America to be precise. The credit for the ...
Jan 22, 2013 ... Some people still like to debate who discovered the Americas. ... Columbus was
wrong, and word of a New World had spread throughout Europe. ... now
recognize, neither man was actually the first to discover the Americas.
Nov 15, 2014 ... Muslims discovered America in 1178, not Christopher Columbus," Erdogan said.
... It should go without saying that the first peoples to "discover" the ... But it still
haunted the imagination of Europeans as they ventured into the ...
May 19, 2012 ... First, Columbus could not have “discovered” America, as you can't ... Columbus
was far from the first European to reach the “New World” (again ...
I think that European settlers and the Taipa Indian were the first to discover
America. Christopher Columbus didn't even set foot on America. He was in Cuba
Mar 30, 2011 ... But was he first non-indigenous person to reach the Americas? ... It's certain that
indigenous people discovered America. ... Herjólfsson deserves to be
remembered as the very first European to ever set eyes on the Americas.