Essays Tagged: "Leif Ericson"

VIKINGS -Analysis of the "Vinland sagas".

essness. The heroes of the sagas are sensible and have a clear sense of judgement, for example when Leif falls in love with a woman in Norway, "he did not think it advisable for him to abduct a woman ... t think it advisable for him to abduct a woman in a foreign country- "for there are so few of us."" Leif is praised as "a shrewd man and always moderate in his behaviour". The hero of Eirik's saga, Ei ...

(11 pages) 59 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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cordinate their direction and position when traveling. Some of the greatest explorers of our time, Leif Ericson, Marco Polo, Prince Henry, Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, and Vasco da Gama al ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Leif Ericson

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer who led what was probably the first European expedition to the mai ... f North America. He was the son of Eric the Red, who established the first settlement in Greenland. Leif Ericson became the leader of this settlement after his father's death. His life was recorded in ... an Indian on one expedition. Norse exploration of America may have ended because of Indian attacks. Leif Ericson Day is observed in the United States on October 9.

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Edgar Allen Poe

for better farm land. Eric the Red sailed from Iceland and founded and named Greenland. Eric's son, Leif Ericson, sailed from Greenland and founded Vinland (Newfoundland). The Vikings were ruth ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Early Exploration

tal in increasing knowledge of the land and therefore helping to populate the land.Erik the Red and Leif Ericson are both highly recognized names when referring to early discoveries. Erik the Red was ... Greenland. His salesmanship proved to be successful as he convinced Vikings to settle in Greenland. Leif Ericson was born sometime around the 970's and was Erik the Reds son. He followed in his father ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers