CF2SESH4 - CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS-SESSION 4 Vinland Sagas-Started in oral history-Not a settled society but a mobile society They traveled around

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CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS-SESSION 4 Vinland Sagas -Started in oral history -Not a settled society but a mobile society. They traveled around Most significant, going west. They liked Ireland Went to Iceland, where they had originally settled in the 9 th century Norway was friendly. Each time they landed, they conquered people there and decided they would be in charge. A group of island hopping people. Conquered Scotland and found northern Ireland Cmut The word for ship, is skip thus skipper is the captain of a ship Iceland, so they go further west. And they find Greenland. Conquered Greenland and took it over. Called Greenland because they thought the name was good, so people would go there From Greenland, they landed at the coast of Canada. And the land of “h---“ is new york In Iceland, they have a huge story telling culture House they lived in were very similar to those of anglo-saxans Althing- the powerful government. Democracy
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course PSYCH V89.0032 taught by Professor Uleman during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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CF2SESH4 - CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS-SESSION 4 Vinland Sagas-Started in oral history-Not a settled society but a mobile society They traveled around

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