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 In discordiam principum Christianorum
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In discordiam principum Christianorum

‘Against the discord among Christian rulers’

Marko Marulić, Marko Pecinić

Date: Unknown; about 1522

Original Language: Latin


This work, only 12 lines long, may have been written at about the same time as the 1522 open letter to Pope Hadrian VI, because it also uses Aesop’s fable of the mouse and the frog, which are both threatened by the bird of prey, their common enemy. Like the letter, it is aga…

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Posset (with the assistance of Branko Jozić and Bratislav Lučin), Franz, “ In discordiam principum Christianorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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