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Anders Arrebo

Arrebo, Anders (änˈərs äˈrəbō) [key], 1587–1637, Danish poet, bishop of Trondheim. His massive narrative poem, the Hexaemeron (written c.1630, pub. 1661), introduced the alexandrine meter to N Europe, where it became the vehicle for serious poetry.

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