Erik the Red

Illustration

Emma Groeneveld
by Arngrímur Jónsson
published on 29 March 2018

Woodcut frontispiece depicting the Norse Viking Erik the Red, founder of the first Viking settlement in Greenland c. 985 CE, as found in the 1688 CE Icelandic publication of Arngrímur Jónsson's Gronlandia (Greenland). It is presently kept in the Fiske Icelandic Collection.

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