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 De Turcarum tyranno emblema, 1558
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De Turcarum tyranno emblema

‘Emblem on the tyrant of the Turks, 1558’

Antonius Vrantius, Antun Vrančić, Verancsics Antal, Antonio Veranzio

Date: 1558

Original Language: Latin


Verantius wrote and published this one-page emblem poem accompanied by a woodcut in Vienna in spring 1558, immediately after his first mission to Constantinople (1553-7). In the poem, which is addressed to Archduke and King of Bohemia,…

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Gyulai, Éva, “ De Turcarum tyranno emblema, 1558”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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