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Antonette Lievens was a Dutch Anabaptist poet who composed the hymn "Aensiet o Heer onsen strijt groot" (Regard, O Lord, our great struggle), found in Het Tweede Liedeboeck (1583) published by Nicolaes Biestkens (Amsterdam. The name of the composer can be read from the first letters of the 16 stanzas. Nothing is known of her life.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 655.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Die Lieder der Wiedertäufer. Berlin, 1903. Reprinted Nieuwkoop: B. De Graaf, 1965: 70.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Lievens, Antonette (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 20 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lievens,_Antonette_(16th_century)&oldid=127947.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Lievens, Antonette (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lievens,_Antonette_(16th_century)&oldid=127947.




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