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 Exhortatory poems against the Turks in the Latin poetry of Czech Lands
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Exhortatory poems against the Turks in the Latin poetry of the Czech Lands

Date: 16th and 17th centuries

Original Language: Latin

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Various genres were developed in the Latin literature of the early modern period that reflected the threat of Turkish expansion into Europe. These were often orationes exhortatoriae in prose – a term that could denote both political speeches and religious sermons. Similarly, poetry saw the rise of the carmina exhortatoria (‘Songs of exhortation’) in da…

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Vaculínová, Marta, “ Exhortatory poems against the Turks in the Latin poetry of Czech Lands”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30459>



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