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Glum Eyjolfsson (c. 940–c. 1003)

Glum Eyjolfsson (glöm ī”yōlf’sōn). An Icelandic bard; born about 940; died about 1003. His youth was spent in Norway. He is specially famed for the brave fight he waged in the southwestern part of his native island, the particulars of which he recounted in a poem or saga, orally transmitted to posterity until it was put in writing in the thirteenth century. Shortly before his death he became a Christian. His legend is variously known as the ‘Viga-Glumssaga,’ the ‘Glumssaga,’ etc.