Ericson was a Viking explorer. The son of Erik the Red, he
is said to have visited the New World early in the second
Ericson Brief Biography
A student just like you wrote and illustrated this account
of the life of the famous Viking explorer. This site gives
special mention to the Ericson visit to Vinland, thought to
be in Nova Scotia, in 1000.
Discovery of America by Leif
This sites describes Leif Ericson's background and voyage.
The name of the source is The Saga of Eric the Red. This can
be difficult reading, but it is a great primary source.
These resources give you a general overview of the history
of the period. Special emphasis is on Leif Ericson and other
Viking and Scandinavian explorers.
for Families: Vikings
Play some games, read some stories, and learn all about the
Vikings at this helpful site. The emphasis here is on fun
and family and learning.
This excellent site is handsomely illustrated. The writing
is good, too. Follow Leif as he grows up in the footsteps of
his warlord father and then makes his own name in the