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Martinus Thyrnavinus
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Márton Nagyszombati, Martinus de Tirnavia

Date of Birth: Between 1460 and 1470

Place of Birth: Trnava (present-day Slovakia)

Date of Death: After 1533

Place of Death: Possibly Jásd (Hungary)


Nothing is known about the family background of Martinus Thyrnavinus. His name suggests that he was born in Trnava, a primarily German-speaking city in the north-western part of the Kingdom of Hungary, close to…

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Kiss Farkas, Gábor, “Martinus Thyrnavinus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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