The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman

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Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving birth to a baby before sailing home. Or so the Icelandic sagas say. Even after archaeologists found a Viking longhouse in Newfoundland, no one believed that the details of Gudrid s story were true. Then, in 2001, a team of scientists discovered what may have been this pioneering woman s last house, buried under a hay field in Iceland, just where the sagas ...

The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman 2007, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780151014408

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