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Marcus Marulus
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Marko Marulić, Marko Pecinić

Date of Birth: 18 August 1450

Place of Birth: Split, Croatia

Date of Death: 5 January 1524

Place of Death: Split, Croatia


Marko Marulić, or Marcus Marulus to use his humanist name, was born on 18 August 1450 in Split, and died there on 5 January 1524 (Božićević, Vita Marci Maruli, pp. 30, 42). He came from a noble family whose Croat surname was Pečenić or Pecinić; in the 15th century they had begun calling thems…

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Posset, Franz, “Marcus Marulus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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