tirsdag den 24. juni 2008

Map of the Vikings

The Vikings discovered America. They just didn't tell enough about it. Maybe this is partly due to their raging and pillaging in the rest of Europe. While being robbed and killed people do not tend to pay to much attention to information regarding islands far far away.

Zeno Map

This map of the northern part of Europe was published in 1558 but supposedly made already in the late 14. century. It depicts the northern and western countries of Europe. It is pretty accurate, especially recarding the longitude. This gives some concerns regarding it's autencity. Futher more... America is discovered, and that would make the Zeno brothers (who made tha map) the true discoverers of America. Well, if we disregard the viking Leif the Lucky and his crew...