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  1. Most Nordic verse of the Viking time came in one of two forms: eddic or skaldic

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  2. The most prevalent metre of skaldic poetry is dróttkvætt

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  3. a member of a group of poets, whose courtly poetry (Icelandic: dróttkvæði) is associated with the courts of Scandinavian and Icelandic leaders during the Viking age, who composed and performed renditions of aspects of what we now characterise as O

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  4. The subject is usually historical and eulogic, detailing the deeds of the skald's king

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  5. The technical demands of the skaldic form were equal to the complicated verse forms mastered by the Welsh bards and Irish ollaves, and like those poets, much of the skaldic verse consisted of panegyrics to kings and aristocrats, or memorials and test

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