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Mavro Vetranović Čavčić
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Maurus Vetrani

Date of Birth: 1482

Place of Birth: Dubrovnik

Date of Death: 1576

Place of Death: Dubrovnik


Mavro Vetranović, born as Nikola, was a Benedictine friar and one of the most prominent Ragusan poets of the 16th century. He entered the Benedictine order in 1507 on the island of Lokrum near Dubrovnik and took the name Mavro. He completed his higher education in Monte Cassino, Italy. After he return…

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Plejić Poje, Lahorka, “Mavro Vetranović Čavčić”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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