Christian Falster Biography and Poems
Christian Falster Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Christian Falster, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Falster, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Christian Falster (January 1, 1690 – October 24, 1752) was a Danish poet and philologist, born at Branderslev (island of Laaland). He became rector of the school at Ribe. He preferred to live there, refusing to accept better positions, and keeping his rectorship. He published translations of Ovid (1719) and the Satires of Juvenal (1731); 11 original satires on his times, often reprinted (1720–39); and in Latin a number of works, such as Viglia Prima Noctium Ripensiun (1721); Memori Obscur (1722); Amnitates Philologic (three volumes, 1821–32).. Danish poet and philologist
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