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 Molitva suprotiva Turkom
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Molitva suprotiva Turkom

‘A prayer against the Turks’

Marko Marulić, Marko Pecinić

Date: Between 1493 and probably 1500

Original Language: Croatian


This long prayer in the form of a poem of 172 lines was presumably written after the Croats were defeated at Krbava in 1493, and probably before 1500, when Marulus went on pilgrimage to Rome during the reign of Pope Alexander VI. It is addressed to ‘My almighty God’, though it is more than…

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Posset (with the assistance of Branko Jozić and Bratislav Lučin), Franz, “ Molitva suprotiva Turkom”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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