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The Norse Atlantic Saga Being the Norse Voyages of Discovery and Settlement to Iceland Greenland and North America

Es has largely rewritten his account of the Viking voyages and added numerous new maps plates and illustrations as well as appendices in which Robert McGhee Thomas H McGovern and Brigitta Linderoth Wallace three prominent archaeologists discuss their recent findings The incorporation of this latest research into Gwyn Jones's narrative account of the Viking story guarantees its continued importance to Viking scholars as well as to readers interested in tales of bravery and heroic adventur.

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S Voyage to Vinland and The Story of Einar Sokkason Published to great acclaim in 1964 The Norse Atlantic Saga is now available in an expanded edition which takes into account the tremendous gains that have been made in Viking scholarship in the past 22 years the discrediting of the Vinland Map greatly extended knowledge of the Vikings' life in Greenland and proof that Norsemen did indeed land and establish a settlement in L'Anse aux Meadows in the New World For this expanded edition Jon.

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The voyages of the Norsemen or Vikings across the North Atlantic to Iceland c 860 70 Greenland c 986 and the east coast of North America was a turning point in world history and one of the greatest adventures of all time In Norse Atlantic Saga Gwyn Jones re tells the dramatic story of the Viking voyages in vivid striking prose and includes translations of six classic Viking epics The Book os the Icelanders The Book of the Settlements The Greenlander's Saga Eirik the Red's Saga Karlsefni'.

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • The Norse Atlantic Saga Being the Norse Voyages of Discovery and Settlement to Iceland Greenland and North America
  • Gwyn Jones
  • English
  • 13 March 2019
  • 9780192851604

About the Author: Gwyn Jones

Son of a miner Gwyn Jones became a schoolteacher then lecturer then Professor of English from 1940 He was a novelist and short story writer translator of The Mabinogion and Icelandic sagas founder and editor of The Welsh Review He became Chairman of the Welsh Arts Council and was awarded the CBE 1965 the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Falcon 1963 and the Commander's Cross 1987 o



2 thoughts on “The Norse Atlantic Saga Being the Norse Voyages of Discovery and Settlement to Iceland Greenland and North America

  1. says:

    This is a great study of the Viking Age discovery and settlement of Iceland Greenland and Vinland by Gwyn Jones and an excellent companion to his well known History of The VikingsJones divides the book into two

  2. says:

    Well I've been reading this for research purposes and really enjoyed what I read It was largely an intelligently argued review of others' wor

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