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Bernardim Ribeiro (1482–1552)

Ribeiro, Bernardim (rē-bā-ē’rō). A Portuguese poet; born at Tarrão, province of Alemtejo, in 1482; died in 1552. He was a noteworthy figure in Portuguese literature, having been one of the men who introduced the Italian pastoral style that later prevailed in Portugal. Of his works there are extant five idyls, a pastoral romance in prose, ‘Menina e Moca’ (first edition, 1554), and a number of lyrics in the style of the older poets of Portugal.