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In Search of History: Viking Explorers
     

In Search of History: Viking Explorers

 
Look beyond the myth and ambiguity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Scandinavian explorers who were rumored to land on America's shores centuries before Christopher Columbus as the filmmakers of The History Channel travel back in time to the era of the Viking. A restoration of the fabled longship cuts across the North Atlantic into uncharted territory as

Overview

Look beyond the myth and ambiguity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Scandinavian explorers who were rumored to land on America's shores centuries before Christopher Columbus as the filmmakers of The History Channel travel back in time to the era of the Viking. A restoration of the fabled longship cuts across the North Atlantic into uncharted territory as historians recount the tales of Leif Ericsson and his famed father Eric the Red. A rare interview with L'anse aux Meadows discoverer and modern-day Norse explorer Helge Ingstad offers unprecedented insight into the lives of these legendary adventurers.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/19/2006
UPC:
0733961752908
Original Release:
1997
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
0:50:00

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene selection

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- In Search of History: Viking Explorers
1. Viking Age [:01]
2. Western Europe [7:49]
3. Sagas [8:20]
4. In Search of Vinland [8:04]
5. Vanished [8:31]
6. Credits [7:30]

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