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Jan Zoet (Soet) (1610-1674), a Dutch (non-Mennonite) poet of Amsterdam, and in later years an innkeeper, in whose tavern "De Zoete Rust" (Sweet Rest) some Collegiant poets used to meet and discuss religious problems, including the Mennonites Pieter J. van Rixtel and Karel Verloove. Zoet published many volumes of mediocre verse. His poem "Het Groote Vischnet" (The Big Fishnet) criticizes the churches.


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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Zoet, Jan (1610-1674)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Apr 2017.,_Jan_(1610-1674)&oldid=109863.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Zoet, Jan (1610-1674). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 April 2017, from,_Jan_(1610-1674)&oldid=109863.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1035. All rights reserved.

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