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Vikings In Greenland Ate Seals
2012-11-20 06:26:11

About 500 years ago, Greenland's Viking settlers, the Norse, disappeared suddenly and mysteriously. Many theories have been proposed to explain the disappearance, from natural disasters and climate change to the inability to adapt.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.