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 Pjesanca gospodi krstjanskoj
(478 words)

Pjesanca gospodi krstjanskoj

'Poem to the Christian lords'

Maurus Vetrani

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…

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Plejić Poje, Lahorka, “ Pjesanca gospodi krstjanskoj”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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