L'Anse aux Meadows and Vinland: An Abandoned Experiment

  title={L'Anse aux Meadows and Vinland: An Abandoned Experiment},
  author={B. Wallace},
he Vinland migration represents the ultimate stage of Viking expansion, an expansion that stretched from mainland Scandinavia to new worlds where no Europeans previously had set foot. However, it was a settlement that left little trace except in literature. Lasting only a few years, it was an experiment quickly abandoned. L’Anse aux Meadows, the Norse site in northern Newfoundland, was part of this ultimate Viking expansion. In this chapter I will argue 1) that the Viking westward expansion… Expand
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