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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
*The name Ingólfr, was derived from the name of the Germanic god ''Ing'' combined with ''úlfr'' meaning "wolf".
 
*The name Ingólfr, was derived from the name of the Germanic god ''Ing'' combined with ''úlfr'' meaning "wolf".
*Iambic is likely a reference to [[Wikipedia:Iambic pentameter|iambic pentameter]], a common poetry meter best known for its extensive use by [[William Shakespeare]]. Oddly, his only known poem is not an example of this type of meter.
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*Iambic is likely a reference to [[Wikipedia:Iambic pentameter|iambic pentameter]], a common poetry meter best known for its extensive use by [[William Shakespeare]]. Oddly, his only known poem is not in an iambic meter, but instead anapestic tetrameter.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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Ingolfr the Iambic
Biographical information
Title(s)

Poet

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Affiliation
Occupation

Poet

Ingolfr the Iambic was a Norwegian poet in the early 1400s. He wrote a verse about the game of Quidditch that showed how the game had spread to Europe.

"Oh, the thrill of the chase as I soar through the air
With the Snitch up ahead and the wind in my hair
As I draw ever closer, the crowd gives a shout
But then comes a Bludger and I am knocked out.
"
—Ingolfr the Iambic[src]

EtymologyEdit

  • The name Ingólfr, was derived from the name of the Germanic god Ing combined with úlfr meaning "wolf".
  • Iambic is likely a reference to iambic pentameter, a common poetry meter best known for its extensive use by William Shakespeare. Oddly, his only known poem is not in an iambic meter, but instead anapestic tetrameter.

AppearancesEdit

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