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Tripče de Utolče


Marin Držić; Marino Darsa

Date: After 1547, probably between 1549 and 1551

Original Language: Croatian with Turkish and Latin idioms


The original title of Držić’s comedy has not survived, and it is known by the names of the main characters. Mande (short for Magdalena) is the wife, and Tripče is her husband (diminutive of Triphon, the name of the patron saint of the coastal town of Kotor, today in Montenegro, where the …

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Pandžić, Zvonko, “ Mande”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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