20 min

The Forgotten Colony Of Erik The Red Anthology of Heroes History

    • Society & Culture

Eric The Red was a Norwegian farmer in the 10th century. After finding himself incompatible with the rules of civilisation he sailed west looking for a new place to call home in the frigid wastes of Greenland.
Now, the ruins of a tiny stone church are the only reminder of his colony that had once tamed this harsh and unforgiving land... What happened to it?

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Eric The Red was a Norwegian farmer in the 10th century. After finding himself incompatible with the rules of civilisation he sailed west looking for a new place to call home in the frigid wastes of Greenland.
Now, the ruins of a tiny stone church are the only reminder of his colony that had once tamed this harsh and unforgiving land... What happened to it?

Join The Anthology on Instagram for extra content related to this episode!
https://www.instagram.com/anthologyofheroes/
Supporting Pictures/Source Material and Attributions are available in episode links:
http://anthologyofheroespodcast.com/greenland

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20 min

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