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The Finding of Wineland the Good: The History of the Icelandic Discovery of America

Edited and translated from the earliest records by Arthur Middleton Reeves. To which is added biography and correspondence of the author, by W. D. Foulke
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
New York, B. Franklin [1967?]
Language
English
Icelandic (translated from)
Related Title
Grænlendinga saga. Elglish & Icelandic.
Eiríks Þáttr Rauða. English & Icelandic.
Þorfinns saga Karlsefnis ok Snorra Þorbrandssonar. English & Icelandic.
Series
Burt Franklin Research & Source Work Series, 100
Contents
  • Biography and correspondence of A. M. Reeves.
  • Introductory.
  • Early fragmentary references to Wineland.
  • The saga of Eric the Red.
  • The Wineland history of the Flatey book.
  • Wineland in the Icelandic annals.
  • Notices of doubtful value; fictions.
  • The publication of the discovery.
  • The Icelandic texts: Hauksbók; Þorfinns saga Karlsefinis. AM 557, 4to; Eiríks saga Rauđa. Flateyjarbók: Eiríks Þáttr Rauđa. Groenlendinga Þáttr.
  • Notes.
Description
lxxii, 205 p. facsims., port. 26 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Reprint of the 1895 ed.
  • The facsims. of the MSS. are accompanied by a line by line transcription of the texts in modern Icelandic.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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