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A blog post about Hastein Ragnarsson, Leif Eiriksson, and Oleg of Novgorod. It discusses these three Vikings and provides some primary sources that provide information about them.

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This is information regarding the Leif Eriksson statue located in Boston.

Tower at Norumbega
A discussion of the legendary Norse city of Norumbega, as postulated by Prof. Eben Norton Horsford. Horsford was an early food chemist who became an amateur archaeologist. He claimed to have found Norse artefacts in Cambridge MA, and put a plaque…

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Replica of the Leifr Eiríksson (Leif Erikson) statue outside the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík. Leifr led the expedition to Vinland in North America.

Statue of Leif Eriksson overlooking Qassiarsuk / Brattahlid in Greenland

The lesson plan was designed to supplement the reading of the book, "Viking It and Liking It" by Jon Scieszka, which is part of a series of books called Time Warp Trio. This was then turned into a television series. Instead of playing Viking…
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