The Sagas

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The history of the Vikings in America and elsewhere was told in their sagas. The sagas where a story form of the events which occurred to various

 Norsemen and which were told and retold from generation to generation. The accuracy of these sagas as historic fact must be examined carefully when drawing conclusions. The credibility of the Vinland sagas has been generally accepted as a true outline of the events of the exploration of America by the Vikings.




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