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Marin Držić
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Marin Držić; Marino Darsa

Date of Birth: 1508

Place of Birth: Ragusa (Dubrovnik)

Date of Death: 2 May 1567

Place of Death: Venice


Marin Držić (Marino Darsa in Italian) was a Croatian poet and playwright, the most famous Renaissance author of comedies in Croatia.

Only a few reliable data about his life are available. He attended the Latin school in Dubrovnik, where in 1526 when still a young man he was appointed r…

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Pandžić, Zvonko, “Marin Držić”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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