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Name three primary differences between the Grænlendinga Saga and Eirik's Saga. Are any of them significant?

Which of the two sagas, Grænlendinga Saga or Eirik's Saga, do you think is more historically accurate and why?

What is outlawry in Icelandic law? How does it affect both sagas?

Why does Leif Eiriksson travel to Vinland? Why does Karlsefni do the same?

How does Freydis's role in both sagas differ from one another? Is this significant?

How central is Gudrid's prophesy to the sagas? Does it matter that the presentations of the prophesies differ?

What is the significance of Christianity in the sagas? Why is it mentioned? Name three ways it affects the story.

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