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  Eric the Red   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eric was named Eric the Red by the red hair that hangs to his shoulders.
Eric the Red was a Viking explorer who was the first European in Greenland.
Eric the Red led a group of colonists from Iceland to Greenland in 985-986.
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  Eric the Red   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eric was born in the year 950 A.D. in Jaeren, in southern Norway.
He was born Eric Thorvaldson, but was called Eric the Red because of his red hair.
Eric reached the east coast of present day Greenland and continued around the southern tip to the west coast.
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 Eric the Red - Cunnan
Eric the Red was a 10th century Viking explorer of Norwegian decent who became the first European in Greenland.
Eric's son was Viking explorer Leif Ericsson, who is credited with the European discovery of North America, almost 500 years before the arrival of Christopher Columbus.
The Vinland Sagas, the Saga of Eric the Red and the Saga of the Greenlanders are the Icelandic sagas that tells their tale.
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 Vikings & their Gods - Eric the Red
Eric the Red (lived about 950-1001), Norwegian explorer, the first European to explore Greenland and to found a colony there.
Eric, whose patronymic was Thorvaldson, was called Eric the Red because of his red hair.
Norwegian-born explorer Eric Thorvaldson was the first person to explore Greenland, and he founded the first community on the island in about 985.
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 Eric the Red Biography (Explorer) — FactMonster.com
Eric the Red (also Erik Thorvaldson, Eirik Raude or Eirik Torvaldsson) was a native of Norway and the founder of the first European settlement in Greenland.
Eric the Red's son was Leif Ericsson, who went on to become one of the first Europeans to sail to North America.
Eric the Red, the Fearless by Vargie Johnson
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 ERIC THE RED
Eric, whose patronymic was Thorvaldsson, was called Eric the Red because of his red hair.
When his father was exiled for manslaughter, Eric left Norway with him, and the family settled in Iceland.
In 980–81, faced with manslaughter charges himself, Eric decided to explore land sighted by his friend Gunnbjörn Úlfsson to the west of Iceland.
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 Eric the Red Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Born in Norway about 950, Eric Thorvaldsson, who is known as Eric the Red, left that country as a child when his father, Thorvald, was exiled to Iceland.
Eric retired to an island, leaving with Thorgest his diasposts, which were Viking symbols of authority and had religious significance.
Eric landed in the area of Julianehaab, but the group arrived too late to reap a full reward, for the Irish settlers had left.
www.bookrags.com /biography/eric-the-red   (552 words)

  
 Will Eric the Red return?
The Reds are expected to suffer their fourth straight losing season in 2004.
The Reds are expected to name their new manager by the end of this month, and Miley is regarded as a strong candidate.
He also said the Reds have gotten away from their core philosophy of developing players for the roles they are going to fill on the big-league level.
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 Erik the Red - MSN Encarta
Erik the Red (lived about 950-1001), Norwegian explorer, the first European to explore Greenland and to found a colony there.
He is also known as Eric the Red, Eirik the Red, and Eirik Thorvaldson.
Erik was called Erik the Red because of his red hair.
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 AIREDALES ON PARADE - ERIC THE RED - PAGE 3
On Sunday, 18 January 2004, at 5:00 p.m., VetteMan & I transferred Eric to Jim Lackner, in the parking lot of the Perkins Restaurant on I-94, along with the giant-sized crate and Eric's belly band, for Renee Jacobson to use on him during his stay with her family, including the Airedales, Demi & Abby.
Eric is such a doll - he gave me a big kiss before the vet took him from the room to do some tests.
Eric had two weeks of love and appreciation for his beauty and his personality and his loving attitude; he was helped across the Rainbow Bridge tonight by Renee.
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 Horror of Buried.com - Eric Red Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
RED: I directed two short films before I did my first feature, which is good training for any aspiring feature director, because you get the hands on experience of taking a film through production on a smaller level, before tackling the rigors of a full feature schedule.
RED: If you cast a professional child actor, usually they know their lines, hit their marks, and do their acting homework, so there aren't problems on that level.
RED: Remember that this was a novel by someone else that was sent to me and appealed to my sensibility, but was not an original script of mine.
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 Eric the Red   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eric the Red, Eirikr Thorvaldsson, explorer (flourished 985).
According to the Saga of Eric the Red, he spent 3 years of outlawry exploring the coast of Greenland.
Eric's son LEIF ERICSSON was likely the first European to set foot in North America.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /PrinterFriendly.cfm?ArticleId=A0002636   (102 words)

  
 The Mariners' Museum: Newport News, Virginia
Eric the Red sailed from Iceland in [982 A.D.] and discovered Greenland.
What we know of the explorations of Eric the Red and Leifr Eiriksson was written down centuries later in sagas (prose narratives recording the deeds of historic and legendary figures and events in the heroic age of Norway and Iceland) that were passed down from generation to generation.
According to the sagas, Eric the Red left Norway to live in Iceland, but was forced to leave in [982 A.D.] because he killed someone and had frequent quarrels with powerful families.
www.mariner.org /educationalad/ageofex/viking_disc.php   (452 words)

  
 Eric the Red. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The discovery of Greenland followed, and Eric and his Viking followers spent three years exploring the south and west coasts.
On his return to Iceland he promoted a colonizing venture and is said to have given Greenland its attractive name to encourage settlers.
Eric established a farmstead, Brattahlid, near present Julianehaab and was a leader of a southern settlement at Osterbygd.
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 Eric the Red   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eric the Red (A.D. 950?-1000?) was a Viking explorer who colonized Greenland.
His name was Eric Thorvaldson, but he was called Eric the Red because of his red hair.
Eric was born in Jaeren, in southern Norway.
www2.worldbook.com /features/explorers/html/early_erik.html   (318 words)

  
 The Norse Discovery of America: Book I. Arguments and Proofs That Support the Claim of Norse Discovery of America: ...
Eric's son, Thorstein, wooed and married Gudrid, and the wedding was celebrated at Brattahlid in the autumn.
Eric and other of the inhabitants of the country rode to the ships, and a goodly trade was soon established between them.
Eric answered favourably, and said that she would accomplish the fate in store for her, adding that he had heard only good reports of him.
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 X-Men Character Bios: Eric the Red
Erik the Red I was actually a costume worn by Cyclops to infiltrate Mesmero's camp after he activated Lorna Dane's powers on behalf of the Magneto robot.
For his first move, "Eric" brainwashed Havok and Polaris into attacking their former teammates as they were seeing Xavier off on his vacation.
Erik the Red III, who put Gambit on trial for allowing the Marauders to enter the Morlock tunnels and commence the Mutant Massacre, was revealed to be Magneto himself.
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 Eric the Red: The Viking Warlord that Discovered Greenland
When Eric grew up he was known for his red hair and his fiery temper, and thus earned the name Eric the Red.
Eric’s son Lief grew to be a strong leader, and an explorer himself.
Several hundred years after Eric and Lief the Greenlanders were cut off from Europe, and the colder climate brought the Innuit peoples south, and into conflict with the Vikings that survived in the bleak conditions.
transportationhistory.suite101.com /article.cfm/eric_the_red   (525 words)

  
 Eric The Red
We know what we know about Eric the Red and his son Lief Ericson because their stories were written down in a saga.
eric the red • greenland • eric thorvaldson • thorvald • norse
After being exiled from Iceland Eric the Red and his son Lief Ericson discovered America.
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 The Saga of Eric the Red
Eric the Red, who had lived in Norway, moved with his father to Iceland.
Eric was found guilty for that and was judged to become an exile from Iceland.
Eric and his wife had two sons named Þorsteinn and Leifur.
www.fva.is /~vinland/english/eriksaga.html   (837 words)

  
 Voyage of Eric the Red
Eric thought himself too old for such an undertaking, but was persuaded to go.
Eric had lately died, and Lief, his eldest son, came into the possession of his estate and patriarchal office.
Thorstein, Eric's third son, on hearing of the death of his brother, sailed for Vineland, with twenty-five companions and his young wife, Gudrida, a beautiful blonde, to whom he had been married only a few weeks.
www.publicbookshelf.com /public_html/Our_Country_Vol_1/voyageof_b.html   (2131 words)

  
 Eric the Red — Infoplease.com
ERIC THE RED.(University of Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch)
Eric Gagne's perfect season: since late August 2002, right-handed relief specialist has recorded 63 consecutive saves and last season,......
Hot-corner hot spot: the clock is ticking for A's third baseman Eric Chavez, who will try to live up to his new contract with a new......
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 Lovatts Crossword Trivia - Eric the red   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eric was a Norwegian-born mariner, who became the first European to explore Greenland.
Eric was trying to escape manslaughter charges in Iceland, where his family had settled, and persuaded his relatives to go with him and form a colony on Greenland.
Eric's son Leif Ericson, is believed to have been one of the first Europeans to reach Vinland, (North America).
www.lovatts.com.au /trivia/fillingthegaps/trivia_fig45_Ericthered.htm   (150 words)

  
 Eric the Red: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com
Eric the Red (950?-1003 or 1004?) was a Viking explorer who was the first European in Greenland.
Eric the Red (also called Erik Thorvaldson, Eirik Raude, or Eirik Torvaldsson) was born in Norway, but his family settled in western Iceland, after his father, Thorvald Asvaldsson, was banished for murdering a man. Eric later killed two men in Iceland and was banished from Iceland for three years.
Eric had a daughter, Freydis, and three sons, the explorer Leif Ericsson, Thorvald, and Thorsteinn.
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers/page/e/ericthered.shtml   (464 words)

  
 Eric the Red - Encyclopedia.com
Eric the Red (active late 10th century) Norse chieftain, who settled on Greenland.
Eric Gagne's perfect season: since late August 2002, right-handed relief specialist has recorded 63 consecutive saves and last season, the Dodgers' closer converted all 55 of his save opportunities.(Los Angeles Dodgers)(Cover Story)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers President and Chief Operating Officer Eric Houseman Honored With 'Forty Under 40' Distinction.
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 Eric the Red
Eric was a big red-headed young man who appeared one day in the poker area of the Boulder Club.
In the next half hour, Eric revealed that he played the saxophone and often made himself available as a sideman for local bands, and for those passing through town with a two week gig.
Eric told his wife a wildly embellished tale of camaraderie and nocturnal poker, as Rex listened in wonderment.
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 CD Baby: ERIC HESTER: RED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eric, a New Mexico native, writes songs on a variety of topics, always with a slightly serious, slightly humorous take on the situation.
While RED is Hester's first solo endeavor, this former ball bearing salesman is no stranger to the world of radio and record stores.
Eric later became one-half of the nationally acclaimed male acoustic duo The Panhandlers.
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 Eric the Red   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Discussing the voyages of both Eric the Red and his son, Leif Ericson.
The ruins of what is believed to be the farm of Eric the Red.
Telling the story of Eric The Red's exploits in historical context.
www.ontalink.com /archaeology/vikings/eric_the_red.html   (65 words)

  
 Modern History Sourcebook: The Discovery of North America by Leif Ericsson, c. 1000 from The Saga of Eric the Red, 1387
Heriulf settled at Heriulfsness, and was a most distinguished man. Eric the Red dwelt at Brattahlid, where he was held in the highest esteem, and all men paid him homage.
Leif invited his father, Eric, to become the leader of the expedition, but Eric declined, saying that he was then stricken in years, and adding that he was less able to endure the exposure of sea life than he had been.
It is now to be added that Freydis, Eric's daughter, set out from her home at Gardar, and waited upon the brothers, Helgi and Finnbogi, and invited them to sail with their vessel to Wineland, and to share with her equally all of the good things which they might succeed in obtaining there.
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 Guesthouse Eric the Red
Another important feature about Guesthouse Eric the Red is its very convenient location as it only takes few minutes to stroll to Reykjavík’s city centre with its museums, lively restaurants of all sizes and types, pubs, shops and everything that makes an old town centre an exciting and educational place to visit.
Guesthouse Eric the Red offers a variety of accommodation: single, double and triple rooms with and without private facilities, as well as two well equipped studio apartments.
Eric the Red is a none smoking guesthouse.
www.ericthered.is   (161 words)

  
 [FM] CD REVIEW: Eric "Red" Schwartz - "Pleading the First, songs my mother hates"
Apparently released by Eric's Evil Twin "Red", this album is a collection of but one facet of the energetic and multitalented Schwartz.
"Red" paints with broad strokes and leaves no tern unstoned in his effort to mine maximum effect from his subjects.
The CD is self released on Eric's Claritone label and available from CDFreedom at http://www.cdfreedom.com/ericschwartz or by calling 1-800-937-3397.
www.grassyhill.net /pipermail/folkmusic/2000-November/000839.html   (665 words)

  
 SGC/GC Kamelotkoons Eric the Red   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eric granded in CFA in four shows, finishing up with a "Best Cat" at the Foot of the Rockies Cat Club show in Denver, Colorado in the spring of 1996.
Eric epitomizes that special easy-going, gentle-giant Maine Coon nature; he was a dream to show, has a gorgeous pattern, a very strong muzzle, and high set ears with red lynx tipping.
Eric has been retired from stud service, is neutered and now enjoys his life as a pet.
www.mcooncat.com /current/eric.html   (123 words)

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