Pjesanca gospodi krstjanskoj
'Poem to the Christian lords'
Date: Unknown; early to mid-16th century
Original Language: Croatian
This poem is 142 verses long (in old Ragusan dodecasyllabic couplets), and deals with the current political situation in Europe in the 16th century. The lyrical ‘I’ voice laments over the vain rulers of France, Austria and other regions, who are in conflict with each other and ignore the threats…