The directory «Plots»
Erik the Red (Eiríkr rauði)
Erik the Red founded the first Nordic settlement in Greenland. Born in the Jæren district of Rogaland, Norway as the son of Thorvald Asvaldsson, he therefore also appears, patronymically, as Erik Thorvaldsson. The appellation "the Red" most likely refers to his hair color.
Erik the Red's parents had to flee Norway because of "some killings"... More...
Greenland, 1982, Eric The Red discovering Greenland
Guinea Bissau, 1981, Eric the Red
Monaco, 1982, Viking Longship off Greenland
New Caledonia, 1992, Eric the Red
Umm al Quiwain, 1972, Erik the Red, Viking longboat