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Norse colonization of the Americas


The Norse colonization of the Americas began as early as the 10th century AD, when .... The sagas describe three separate areas discovered during this exploration: .... the "Vinland map", ...

Analyzing the Vinland Map : Vikings came before Columbus


Here is a map of their voyages across the north Atlantic. ... Leif Erikson's site Vinland was identified with a Viking settlement, discovered and excavated at L' Anse ...

Is this the rock that proves Vikings DID discover America ... - Daily Mail


Apr 1, 2016 ... Viking settlement discovered on Point Rosee in southern ... mastery of the seas allowed them to venture to North America (illustrated on the map) ... It is thought the Vikings first discovered America by accident in the autumn of ...

The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000 - EyeWitness to History


Eyewitness account of the Viking's first exploration of North America.

The Vikings In America And Greenland - CMods


The Vikings not only discovered North America, they also established at ... The Vinland Map, dated at about 1450 (before Columbus set sail), shows part of North.

Simon Jenkins: Of course the Chinese didn't discover America ...


Jan 19, 2006 ... Simon Jenkins: A map supporting claims that the admiral Zheng He ... claim to the first "discovery" of America since the Vikings remains strong.

New evidence of Viking life in America? - BBC News - BBC.com


Apr 1, 2016 ... A new discovery has revealed that the Vikings may have travelled hundreds of miles further into North America than previously thought. ... show Dan Snow what they've found White line 10 pixels Map showing location of Point ...

So, Who Did Discover America? | History Today


Sebastian Munster's map, published in 1540, the first to show America as a continent. ... Just what is meant, then, by this Norse 'discovery' of North America?

Who really discovered America? - Whiteout Press


Columbus didn't really discover America. The western Europeans simply hadn't heard from the Russians, Chinese and Vikings that it was here. ... and theory on a map discovered 30 years earlier in Taiwan by Baptist missionary Dr. Hendon M.

Did an Irish Monk “DiscoverAmerica? - History in the Headlines


Mar 17, 2014 ... ... on a legendary voyage that some believe took him to North America. ... drawn on their maps, a new theory arose that perhaps St. Brendan and his crew had ... That all changed with the discovery of a Viking settlement on the ...

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Amateur historian proves '15th century map' that showed Vikings


Jun 2, 2013 ... Moreover, the Vinland Map was used by some to claim that the Vikings had discovered America 50 years before Christopher Columbus.

Does this map prove that China discovered America before ...


Oct 9, 2013 ... Does this map prove that China discovered America before Columbus? .... That didn't stem from Vikings or Basques spending time in the ...

Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World


Mar 31, 2016 ... Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site. ... of archaeologists was drawn to this remote part of Canada by a modern-day treasure map: ...