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The Pre-Columbian Discovery of America by the Northmen

By B. F. de Costa
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  • THE PRE-COLUMBIAN DISCOVERY OF AMERICA
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PRE-COLUMBIAN DISCOVERY.
  • GENERAL INTRODUCTION.
    • HISTORIC FANCIES.
      • THE SEA OF DARKNESS.
      • THE PHENICIANS.
      • JUBA'S EXPEDITION.
      • TRADITIONS.
      • THE NORTHMEN.
      • THE COLONIZATION OF ICELAND.
      • THE SETTLEMENT OF GREENLAND.
      • THE PROGRESS OF THE GREENLAND COLONIES.
      • THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CHURCH.
      • MONUMENTS AND RUINS.
      • EXPLORATIONS IN GREENLAND.
      • THE DECLINE OF GREENLAND.
      • LOST GREENLAND FOUND.
      • THE CHARACTER AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE NORTHMEN.
      • THE SHIPS OF THE NORTHMEN.
      • THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA.
      • THE LITERATURE OF ICELAND.
      • THE NARRATIVES.
      • THE TRUTHFULNESS OF THE NARRATIVES.
      • THE ABSENCE OF MONUMENTS AND REMAINS.
  • PRE-COLUMBIAN DISCOVERY.
    • I. FRAGMENTS FROM LANDNAMA-BOK.
    • II. THE COLONIZATION OF GREENLAND.
      • FIRST NARRATIVE.
      • The Baptism of Leif the Fortunate.
      • SECOND NARRATIVE.
      • THIRD NARRATIVE.
    • III. THE VOYAGE OF BIARNE.
      • FIRST NARRATIVE.
      • SECOND NARRATIVE.
    • IV. LEIF'S VOYAGE TO VINLAND.
      • SECOND NARRATIVE.
      • THIRD NARRATIVE.
    • V. THORVALD ERICSON'S EXPEDITION.
    • VI. THORSTEIN ERICSON'S ATTEMPT TO FIND VINLAND.
    • VII. THORFINN KARLSEFNE'S EXPEDITION TO VINLAND.
      • NARRATIVE OF THORFINN KARLSEFNE.
      • THE ACCOUNT OF THORFINN.
      • THIRD NARRATIVE.
    • VIII. THE VOYAGE OF FREYDIS, HELGE AND FINBOGE.
  • MINOR NARRATIVES.
    • I. ARE MARSON IN HVITRAMANNA-LAND.
    • II. BIÖRN ASBRANDSON.
    • III. GUDLEIF GUDLAUGSON.
    • IV. ALLUSIONS TO VOYAGES FOUND IN ANCIENT MANUSCRIPTS.
    • V. GEOGRAPHICAL FRAGMENTS.
      • A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE WHOLE EARTH.
      • FROM GRIPLA.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX.
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