There is a tribe, mainly in Morrocco, the Tureg <sp?>. They wear
clothing that -still- leaves their skin with a blue tint.
Now back to lurking
--- In norse_course@..., Heiðrún Bergsdóttir <heidur2@...> wrote:
> I dont agree, when saying blámaðr, that was used in old norse and in
> Icelandic up to this century, then it meant a man with black skin. Arabs
> were called márar or tyrkjar if I am not mistaken.
> Heiðrún