Pjesanca slavi carevoj
‘Poem to the glory of the “tsar”’
Date: Unknown; possibly between 1521 and 1537
Original Language: Croatian
Pjesanca slavi carevoj (‘Poem to the glory of the “tsar”’) is 400 verses long. It is a political poem, possibly written after the fall of Belgrade (1521) and the battle of Mohács (1526), which are both mentioned in the text, and before the fall of the fortress Klis near Split (1537), which is foreseen.
The ‘tsar’ in the poem …