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The Ballads of Marko Kraljevic


  • Date Published: May 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107505421

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  • First published in 1922, this book contains D. W. Low's English translation of the Slavic ballads concerning Prince Marko, a fourteenth-century king in the Balkans region. The text is introduced with a biography of the historical Marko, a brief history of Slav and Serbian folk poetry, as well as information on how the poem would have been performed originally by bards. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in folklore, epic poetry or the history of the Balkans.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107505421
    • length: 238 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 150 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.3kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Note on the pronunciation of proper names
    1. The marriage of King Vukašin
    2. The death of Dushan
    3. Uroš and the Mrnjavčevići
    4. Marko and the Vila
    5. Marko and the perilous Bogdan
    6. The sister of Leka Kapetan
    7. A damsel outwits Marko
    8. Marko and general Vuča
    9. Marko and the falcon
    10. Variant
    11. The marriage of Marko
    12. Marko recognises his father's sword
    13. Variant
    14. Marko and Philip the Magyar
    15. Marko and Beg Kostadin
    16. Marko and Alil-Aga
    17. Marko and Mina of Kostura
    18. Marko and the twelve moors
    19. Marko and the daughter of the Moorish king
    20. Marko in the dungeon of Azak
    21. Marko and the moor
    22. Marko and Musa the outlaw
    23. Marko and Djemo the mountaineer
    24. Marko abolishes the marriage-tax
    25. Marko's hunting with the Turks
    26. Marko drinks wine in Ramadan
    27. The Turks come to Marko's slava
    28. Marko's ploughing
    29. The marriage of Djuro of Smederevo
    30. The marriage of Stojan Popović
    31. The death of Marko

  • Translator

    D. H. Low

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