Prince Marko: The Hero of South Slavic Epics
The historical King Marko lived in the 14th century. Popovic has untangled the myths and historical reportings and traced the Marko themes with particular attention to their use in epic poetry and popular lore and songs. Prince Marko is an account of a medieval king transformed into a legend. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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