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 Farsa dicha Turquesana, contra el mundo muy galana
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Farsa turquesana

'The most elegant Turkish farce, against the Turk', 'Turkish farce'

Hernán López de Yanguas

Date: About 1530

Original Language: Spanish


The Farsa turquesana is a short, semi-allegorical play in 968 verses that presents the Christian reaction to the European campaigns of the Ottoman Empire during the first half of the 16th century. Given that the only preserved print edition has no date, the only definite date a  quo is 1523, the beginning of the pontificate of Pope…

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Hernando, Julio, “ Farsa dicha Turquesana, contra el mundo muy galana”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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