'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…