Saga Brief 4: The Norse in Vinland (Interview with Loretta Decker of L’Anse aux Meadows)

Lanse aux Meadows

In this episode, John interviews Loretta Decker of L’Anse aux Meadows.  They discuss the archaeological history of the Vikings in Newfoundland, the challenges of constructing Viking turf houses, and the relationship of the Vinland sagas to the history of the site.

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The opening song for this episode is “Rúnatal” by An Danzza.

Other music featured includes:

Selections from Icelandic Folk Music (Among the best of these is a gem called Krummavísur)

“Suonatore di Liuto” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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One thought on “Saga Brief 4: The Norse in Vinland (Interview with Loretta Decker of L’Anse aux Meadows)

  1. Pingback: Episode 4 – Eirik the Red’s Saga | Saga Thing

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