‘The siege of Szigetvár’
János Zsámboki, Sámboki; Johannes Sambucus
Original Language: Latin
In this short work Zsámboky briefly describes the first siege of Szigetvár in 1556, when the Ottomans attempted to seize this important stronghold of the southern trans-Danube region but were successfully resisted by the garrison there.
Zsámboky’s text is based on the Hungarian poem Historia obsidionis Insulae Antemi...rytmos per Hungaricos by the Prote…