Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Hanibal Lucić

Date: 1556

Original Language: Croatian


Robinja is a simple drama in three acts with a short prologue, 1038 verses in total. Set in Dubrovnik, it is one of the earliest secular dramas of Croatian literature, and the first with a contemporary topic. The main story is about the love between Robinja, an aristocratic girl who has been captured by Ottoman soldiers, and Derenčin, a you…

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Dulibić-Paljar, Dubravka, “ Robinja”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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