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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 149 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NAESTVED, a town of Denmark, in the amt (county) of Praesto, near the S.W. coast of Zealand, 59 M. by rail S.W. of Copenhagen. Pop. (19o') 7162. From '140 to the Reformation it was one of the most important towns of the kingdom, though dependent upon the monastery of St Peter (founded here in 1135). North of the town ('4 m.) lies Herlufsholm, where Admiral Herluf Trolle founded a Latin school in '567, still extant.
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GNAEUS NAEVIUS (c. 264–? 194 B.C.)

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