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The American discovery of the Norse

an episode in nineteenth-century American literature

by Erik Ingvar Thurin

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Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg [Pa.], London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Literature, Comparative -- American and Scandinavian,
    • Literature, Comparative -- Scandinavian and American,
    • Old Norse literature -- Appreciation -- United States,
    • American literature -- Scandinavian influences,
    • Mythology, Norse, in literature,
    • Vikings in literature,
    • Scandinavia -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-176) and index.

      StatementErik Ingvar Thurin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS159.S34 T48 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL33135M
      ISBN 100838754120
      LC Control Number99015514

      The Norse-American commemorative is a long-time favorite among collectors of early U.S. commemorative coins. Technically a medal, because it doesn’t have a denomination, the Norse-American commemorative was issued in , right along with a . Horsford, Eben Norton, Sketch of the Norse discovery of America, at the festival of the Scandinavian societies assembled , in Boston, on the occasion of presenting a testimonial to Eben Norton Horsford in recognition of the finding of the landfall of Leif Erikson, the site of his Vineland home and of the ancient Norse.

      Swedish-American Historical Quarterly (North Park University) Add or remove collections Home Swedish-American Historical Quarterly (North Park University) Book Review: The Discovery of a Norse Settlement in America: Excavations at L'Anse aux Meadows.   It is, as advertised, a book of Norse Myths, retold with Gaiman's signature dark magic. Start here for a pitch perfect introduction to Thor, Loki, Odin, Freya, et al. .

        The written-down version of the stories are the result of centuries of oral traditions, during which the story may have been conflated with other heroic legends. But, there is, after all, accumulated archaeological evidence for Norse occupations in Greenland, Iceland, and the North American continent. John Cabot was an Italian navigator and explorer whose discovery of parts of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is commonly held to have been the first European encounter with the mainland of North America since the Norse Vikings visits to Vinland in the eleventh century.


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The American discovery of the Norse by Erik Ingvar Thurin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The American Discovery of the Norse: An Episode in American Nineteenth Century Literature Hardcover – January 1, by Erik Ingvar Thurin (Author)Author: Erik Ingvar Thurin. Buy this Book on Kindle. The Norse Discovery of America. by Arthur Middleton Reeves, North Ludlow Beamish, and Rasmus B. Anderson.

[] Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is a collection of texts relating to the voyages of the Norsewest to America.

A thousand years ago, nearly half a millennium before Columbus,the Norse extended their explorations from Iceland and Greenlandto. Actually three books in one, The Norse Discovery of America remains the leading English translation and study of the Icelandic Sagas ever published—a field of science and historical endeavor now increasingly being ignored.

Completely reset, with all the original illustrations and the complete text. The Norse Discovery of America, by A.M Reeves, N.L. Beamish and R.B. Anderson, [], full text etext at The Norse Discovery of America: Book.

This period, defined as the original phase of the American discovery of the Norse, features two essayists, Emerson and Thoreau, who refer to the Norse in writing on a variety of topics. Fiction is represented by Melville alone (American writers of fiction like Stowe and Hawthorne shun the Norse).

Explores the question of Norse settlement in North America through the use of Vinland sagas, navigation, archaeological evidence, etc. This is a collection of texts relating to the voyages of the Norse west to America.

It contains all known sagas and documentary fragments which relate to this legendary exploration. It also contains analysis of the texts which should be read with a critical : Arthur Middleton Reeves. Excerpt: The early discovery of this country by the Norsemen is of interest to every American.

It is the first coming of Europeans to this continent. It is the first chapter of civilization in the Western world. THE NORSE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA A Compilation in Extenso of all the Sagas, Manuscripts, and Inscriptive Memorials Relating to the Finding and Settlement of the New World in the Eleventh Century.

With Presentations of Freshly Discovered Proofs, in the form of Church Records Supplied by the Vatican of Rome, Never Before Published. The book includes the original pictographs and stanzas of the LENAPE HISTORY. Brinton was sure he has saved an important history.

But he did not quite understand that the language is Norse. Eben Norton HORSFORD Norse Discovery of America, Boston, MA A description of Norse. The Norse discovery of America book 2.

Download options. PDF. EPUB. Report a problem. About this book. Genre: History. Excerpt: The national literature of Iceland holds a distinct and eminent position in the literature of Europe.

In that remote and cheerless isle, separated by a wi de and stormy ocean from the more genial climates of southern. The Norse Discovery of America: The historical background and the evidence of the Norse settlement discovered in Newfoundland Volume 2 of Discovery of a Norse settlement in America / Vol.

1: Anne Stine Ingstad. Vol. 2: Helge Ingstad, Helge Ingstad Volume 2 of The Norse Discovery of America, Anne Stine Ingstad, ISBNThese sagas provide great context for the Norse discovery of America. They also offer a glimpse at the character and motivation of some of the chief figures in this age of discovery, especially Erik the Red and Leif Erikson.

The sagas also reveal importance of the colonization of Iceland and how this colonization led to further exploration/5(). The discovery of America is one of the great events 8 The Norse Discovery of America in the history of the world, and it is a matter of grave con- cern to know the. The Norse colonization of North America began in the late 10th century CE when Norsemen explored and settled areas of the North Atlantic including the northeastern fringes of North America.

Remains of Norse buildings were found at L'Anse aux Meadows near the northern tip of Newfoundland in This discovery aided the reignition of archaeological exploration for the Norse in the North Atlantic. The Norse discovery of America; a compilation in extenso of all the sagas, manuscripts, and inscriptive memorials relating to the finding and settlement of the New world in the eleventh century.

With presentations of freshly discovered proofs, in the form of church records supplied by the Vatican of Rome, never before published. Leif Erikson, Leiv Eiriksson or Leif Ericson (c. – c. ) was a Norse explorer from Iceland. He is thought to be the first known European to have set foot on continental North America (excluding Greenland), approximately half a millennium before Christopher Columbus.

According to the sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, which is usually interpreted as. These Norse stories were spread by word of mouth before becoming recorded in the 12th and 13th centuries.

Two sagas give differing accounts as to how Eriksson arrived in North America. This book investigates the voyages of America's Native peoples to the European continent before Columbus's arrival in the "New World," revealing surprising Native American involvements in maritime trade and s: One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus.

One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus. Together, the direct, forceful twelfth-century Graenlendinga Saga and the more polished and scholarly Eirik's Saga, written some hundred years later, recount how Eirik the Red founded an Icelandic colony in Greenland 3/5(6).

But interest in that history really spiked after the publication of the provocatively titled book America Not Discovered By Columbus by Rasmus B. Anderson, the founder of the Scandinavian.The author brings together two distinct but tangential fields of inquiry: the history of medieval Greenland and its connections with the Norse discovery of North America, and fifteenth-century British maritime history and pre-colonial voyages to North America, including that of John Cabot.