Lords of the Sea The Vikings Explore the North Atlantic
In the AD 700's vikings lived in Scandinavia. Most people lived on villages along the coast and made their livings by farming
In 793 Vikings landed in England and and raided the Lindisfarne monastery
In around 865 Floki discovered a land covered in ice and called it Iceland
A person named Eric was kiked out of Iceland and sailed west and found a place that he named Greenland and told the people at Iceland about the land. He later became the leader of Greenland.
In 1000 a person named Leif sailed west from Greenland and found three other places that he named one of tham Helluland and the other Markland and the last Vinland. he told the people Greenland. They later sailed to Vinland and were attacked and Leif's brother Thoravid died in the battle.