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Click to Expand/Collapse Option1. How Vifil, Gudrid's grandfather, came to Iceland
Click to Expand/Collapse Option2. Of Eirik the Red, and his discovery of Greenland
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Click to Expand/Collapse Option5. Eirik's family, and his son Leif's discovery of Vinland
Click to Expand/Collapse Option6. Gudrid marries Thorstein, son of Eirik the Red
Click to Expand/Collapse Option7. Gudrid marries Karlsefni
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Click to Expand/Collapse Option9. Fate of Thorhall the Sportsman
Click to Expand/Collapse Option10. The second winter is passed at Hop
Click to Expand/Collapse Option11. Dealings with the Skrœlingar
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Contents

1. Preface
2. Sources
3. Bibliography
4. Secondary source(s)
5. Credits


Preface:

Saga of Erik the Red

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Christian Krohg – Leiv Eiriksson oppdager Amerika (1893)

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo

 


Sources:

The enumeration of chapters follows the Íslenzk Fornrit edition of the Old Norse text. The Old Norse chapter headings are taken from  Guðni Jónsson (ed.), Íslendinga sögur. Volume I: Landssaga og landnám. Reykjavík 1946. English chapter headings from the “contents” page of Sephton 1880: Erik the Red's Saga: A Translation ... by the Rev. J. Sephton. Liverpool: 1880. 




Abbreviations for the whole library.


Bibliography:
Eyrbyggja saga. Brands þáttr ǫrva. Eiríks saga rauða. Grœnlendinga saga. Grœnlendinga þáttr. Ed. Einar Ólafur Sveinsson and Matthías Þórðarson, Íslenzk Fornrit vol. 4. Reykjavik: Hið Íslenzka Fornritafélag 1935. Pp. 195–237. 
 
Sephton 1880: Erik the Red's Saga: A Translation ... by the Rev. J. Sephton. Liverpool: 1880
Storm 1899: Erik den rødes Saga, eller Sagaen om Vinland; oversat af Gustav Storm; illustreret af Hjalmar Johnssen og Chr. Krohg; og forsynet med historiske karter. Kristiania: J. M. Stenersen 1899.


Secondary source(s):

Links, texts and translations:

Wikipedia : Saga of Erik the Red.

Icelandic Saga Database : English (Sephton), Norwegian (Storm), Icelandic and Old Norse.

Heimskringla.no : Old Norse (Jónsson), Norwegian (Storm), Danish (Rafn 1837; Horn 1871–6; Lauridsen 2014).

 



Credits:

Input by Lars Kirkhusmo Pharo and Amund Bjørsnøs. December 2016.


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