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Discovery of New-England by the Northmen five hundred years before Columbus

with an introduction on the antiquities of America and the first inhabitants of Central America. With important additions.

by Davis, A.

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Published by Dutton and Wentworth"s Print in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse,
    • America -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Also pub. with titles: A lecture on the discovery of America by the Northmen, A lecture on the antiquities of Central America, Antiquities of Central America, Antiquities of America.

      StatementA lecture, delivered in New York, Washington, Boston and other cities ... by A. Davis ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE105 .D29
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23, [1] p.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6908880M
      LC Control Number01022256
      OCLC/WorldCa13259552


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Davis () A manual of Scandinavian mythology - G. Pigott () A short practical and easy method of learning the old Norsk tongue or Icelandic language - R. Rask (). Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact theories speculate about possible visits to or interactions with the Americas, the indigenous peoples of the Americas, or both, by people from Africa, Asia, Europe, or Oceania at a time prior to Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Caribbean in (i.e.

during any part of the so-called pre-Columbian era). Such contact is accepted as having occurred in. Page I THE PRE-COLUMBIAN DISCOVERY OF AMERICA BY THE NORTHMEN, ILLUSTRATED BY Cranelations from the 3*cdlantic iaga.i EDITED WITH NOTES AND A GENERAL INTRODUCTION, BY B. FVYDE COSTA.

ALBANY: JOEL MUNSELL. Page II. Page III PREFACE. The aim of the present work is to place within the reach of the English reading historical student every. The only rational conclusion at which we can arrive upon reading these narratives is that America had really been discovered even by Europeans, centuries before Columbus was born.

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With important additions. With important additions. In In Search of First Contact, Annette Kolodny has taken on the massive task of sorting through all of the extant material, from American historians to Icelandic sagas to Native The modern understanding of the discovery of America is heavily colored by two hundred or more years of historical or pseudo-historical research by Americans and /5.

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