Did Vikings arrive first?

Latin American indigenous pre-Columbian art pieces might suggest Spanish culture was not the first to step into our lands.

Great quantities of rune scriptures by all meso and South America, perfectly translated. The names of many institutions, towns, denominations, gods, etc. Are untranslatable or of absurd translation in the native Aymara, Quechua, etc. languages. But they fit in and make more sense if they are translated from Viking languages. There is remaining population in Brazil remnants of blond white and blue-eyed populations not due to occasional variations of Indian types or modern European mixture.

The origin of the most relevant Meso and South American cultures might have been originated in the Viking culture, in their lives (something that their own legends confirm). However, the presence of Christian missionaries was already known (the Vikings were very tolerant of the other confessions), probably from Ireland. They left in America the idea that white men were basically harmless, albeit from strange social mores. There are clear influences on native religions. In the Old Empire of Tiahuanacu the analogies are really surprising.

Let's settle in the time. We are about 1000 d.C., shortly before the end of the first millennium. There are still 500 years to go before Columbus arrives. The Vikings are said to be in a certain "decay." They are no longer what they were: brave conquerors. Now they are getting used to peace and order. They are the feudal masters of enormous extensions of Europe and can live on rents. It should be noted that Viking is not a pirate. The Vikings were a warrior culture, but also industrial, and lover of the arts. The disfigured image that has been accepted of them comes by its propensity to the rapine by the most southern towns of Europe, creating a legend of assassins and antichristian. Nothing else: they were very tolerant of the religions of others and the Christians had no problem in preaching to them. Only a convent was an excellent place for them to enter and enrich themselves.

The Viking sagas do not detract from the Greek’s. In fact many peoples adopted them as defenders and leaders, which they knew how to do very well. Hence came this new era of tranquility in which they found themselves as undisputed bosses without the need to enter the brave. But this situation was only good for first-born and active kings. What happens to the second sons and those who are not accustomed to this new order of things ?. They are forced to conquer their own glory and empires in other new and unknown territories.

In the tenth century the existence of almost unexplored territories to the west is well known. It is known in certain circles with access to ancient writings. In fact trips to Central America are already discussed in the year 536. Ireland and Greenland are well known, Vinland (Newfoundland) as well. Stories of Vikings dragged by currents or storms are not rare.

Nor is it impossible to think that the Phoenicians had arrived to Brazil, perhaps this name comes from that of a Phoenician deity: Brazil.

Some Vikings choose the west. And we know who directed them: a certain Ullman. From what is known of their customs and uses there must have been about 500 or 700 men and women. They were not going to come back, it was not a razzia. They were going to stay. As in Europe many of the Native Americans tended to accept those white and bearded men who came in huge beings by the sea as their natural chiefs. Besides they were not strangers. Among the Indians, the existence of this type of beings was already known. It is quite possible that Christian missionaries had already been there given the presence among them of certain beliefs curiously related to early Christianity. The coastal tribes welcomed, as they would with the Spaniards 500 years later, with sympathy to these visitors who would then help them to shake off the yoke of their Aztec or Mayan oppressors.

Remember that in these territories not only lived Aztecs and Mayas but many other tribes subjected to their yokes. The Vikings, unsuited to endure this almost tropical climate, take advantage of the knowledge of prosperous cities in the hilly and snowy interior to go there. They had to contact the Toltecs, who were also newcomers and still very primitive living among the ruins of a previous brilliant civilization.

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