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Anders Christensen Arrebo (1587–1637)

Arrebo, Anders Christensen (är-e-bō’). A Danish poet (1587–1637). Bishop of Drontheim, Norway, when only thirty-one, but deposed in 1622 owing to his objectionable life; he was afterwards rehabilitated as preacher in Vordingborg. As the pioneer of the renaissance movement, he is considered the father of modern poetry in Denmark. His rhymed translation of the ‘Psalms of David’ (1623), but especially his ‘Hexaëmeron’ (1641), an imitation of a once-famous poem of the French poet Du Bartas on the Creation, are highly esteemed.