Eilífr Goðrúnarson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Eilífr.

Eilífr Goðrúnarson was a late 10th-century skald, considered to be the author of the poem Þórsdrápa. He is also credited with Hákonar drápa jarls and a fragment remains of a poem with Christian allusions which is also believed to be his work. He was a court poet of Hákon the Powerful.

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