Skaldic \Skald"ic\, a. See {Scaldic}. --Max M["u]ller. [1913 Webster]

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  • Skald — For other uses, see Skald (disambiguation). Bersi Skáldtorfuson composing poetry while in chains after being captured by King Óláfr Haraldsson. The skald was a member of a group of poets, whose courtly poetry (Icelandic: dróttkvæði) is associated …   Wikipedia

  • Iceland — • The island called Iceland, is considered, because of its population and history as forming a part of Europe, is situated in the North Atlantic Ocean Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Iceland     Iceland …   Catholic encyclopedia

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