\kɹˈɪsti͡ən pˈɛdɜːsən], \kɹˈɪstiən pˈɛdɜːsən], \k_ɹ_ˈɪ_s_t_iə_n p_ˈɛ_d_ɜː_s_ə_n]\
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A Danish scholar and historical writer; born about 1480, at Svendborg on the island of Fuynen; died 1554. He was an ardent Reformer. By his translation of Luther's Bible-the "Bible of Christian III"., so called-he contributed largely to the formation of the literary language of Denmark. He wrote several historical works, and translated the "Danish History" of Saxo Grammaticus.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- A German historian and poet; born in Neidenburg, East Prussia, Jan. 19, 1821; died at Munich, May 1, 1891. He studied severely Konigsberg home, wrote essays of deep scholarship; "Socialistic Elements Goethe's Wilhelm Meister"; tragedy, "The Death Tiberius", the ripest historical learning; "Corsica"; other most authoritative books travel description, based on close personal study. also "Euphorion", an epic, poems high repute. But his works, unsurpassed learning vivid realization spirit their times, are commanding monument genius. City Rome Middle Ages", "Lucretia Borgia", "Urban VIII"., Monuments Popes", "Athenais", need be named.