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Erik the Red

Explorer (c. 950 AD — c. 1005 AD)


Lida Siboni Hanson and Ernst Hansen. Eric the Red. Garden City, NJ: Doubleday, Doran & Co.. 1933. 238pp.

Donald Ridler. Erik the Red: The Atlantic Alone in a Home-Made Boat. London: Kimber. 1972. 208pp.

Oswald Moosmueller and George P. Upton. Erik the Red, Leif the Lucky and Other Pre-Columbian Discoverers of America. Chicago: A. C. McClurg. 1911. 128pp.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.170)

  6. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.162)

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