VIKINGR

News of the discoveries to the south and west of Greenland travelled quickly in Scandinavia. The sagas tell of Vinland, the country where vines and wild corn grow, where Leif Eirikson settled about one thousand years ago. Groenlendinga saga and Eiriks saga rauaa are the two most important sources, although they give very different versions of what happened at that time.

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