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 Pjesanca slavi carevoj
(517 words)

Pjesanca slavi carevoj

‘Poem to the glory of the “tsar”’

Maurus Vetrani

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 …

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Plejić Poje, Lahorka, “ Pjesanca slavi carevoj”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2015

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