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 Tužba grada Budima
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Tužba grada Budima

'Lament for the city of Buda'

Maurus Vetrani

Date: Unknown; between 1541 and 1576

Original Language: Croatian


Buda was conquered by the Turks in 1541, and Vetranović wrote his poem sometime after this. The poem, 429 verses long, takes the form of a lament in which the conquered city itself is the speaker. It laments both the past, when Hungarian soldiers fought near the Rivers Sava, Drava and Dan…

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

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