Mali Radojica (Serbian: Мали Радојица, English: Little Radojica) is a Serbian hajduk and Serb epic poem of the same name. The poem follows his life surviving torture by the Turks in an Ottoman prison, later successfully escaping with the help of a Turkish girl who is in love with him. The song belongs to the Hajduk-Uskok cycle.

Albanian Epic Poetry

Almost identical song is found in part of the Albanian epic poetry which was composed on the basis of poetry of Muslims from Bosnia. The name of the hero is not Mali Radojica but Arnaut Osman.[1]

References

  1. ^ Radosav Medenica, Belgrade, Арбанашке крешничке песме и наша народна епика [Albanian borderland songs and our epic poetry], Извор: зборник "Рад XIV конгреса Савеза фолклориста Југославије (у Призрену 1967)", Београд 1974.