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Egill Skallagrímsson

Poet

EGILL SKALLAGRÍMSSON was a tenth-century Icelandic poet composing in an oral, pre-Christian context. He is one of the most notorious individuals in Icelandic literary tradition and the poetry attributed to him is thought to be some of the most original in the skaldic corpus, displaying an innovative approach to form, diction and imagery.

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