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Šimun Kožičić Benja
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Simon, Simon Begna, Simon de Begna, Simon Modrusiensis

Date of Birth: Approximately 1460

Place of Birth: Zadar (present-day Croatia)

Date of Death: March 1536

Place of Death: Zadar


Šimun Kožičić Benja was born in Zadar in about 1460, into the noble family called Begna (and its variants) in Latin sources, and Kožičić in Croatian works. He most probably received his education and took holy orders in…

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Lučin, Bratislav, “Šimun Kožičić Benja”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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