Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Croatian anti-Turkish writings during the Renaissance
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This corpus of Croatian anti-Turkish writings comprises some 70 works of prose and poetry written between 1448 and 1600 by at least 39 authors, urging Christian action against the Turks in defence of Dalmatia, Croatia, Hungary, and Europe as a whole. The authors call to arms either by direct appeals or by a more indirect strategy of reporting, celebrating and lamenting …

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Jovanović, Neven, “Croatian anti-Turkish writings during the Renaissance”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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