Juraj Šižgorić

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Juraj Šižgorić (Latin: Georgius Sisgoreus, Georgius Sisgoritus) (ca. 1445–1509) was a Croatian Latinist poet.

He was the first humanist from Šibenik and the central personality of the Šibenik's humanist circle and also one of the most important figures in 15th century cultural life and history of Croatian people.

His Elegiarum et carminum libri tres ("Book of elegies and poems", Venice, 1477) was a first published book by a Croatian poet.

References[edit]

  • Dukić, Davor: Latinska književnost hrvatskog humanizma, Katedra za stariju hrvatsku književnost Odsjeka za kroatistiku Filozofskog fakulteta u Zagrebu, 2007./2008.
  • Leksikon hrvatskih pisaca (ed. D. Fališevac, K. Nemec, D. Novaković), Zagreb 2000.