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Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas (1544–1590)

Du Bartas, Guillaume Salluste. A French Huguenot poet (1544–1590). His principal work is ‘The Week, or the Creation of the World’ (1578); a ‘Second Week,’ dealing with the history of the Jews, is incomplete. Du Bartas’s poem was translated into English by Joshua Sylvester and was one of the favorite books of the young Milton.