Di dolor mi conviene cantare


General Description

Date: 1270?
Rhyme: abababcccdcd
Meter: iambic
Genre: canzone


Poeti del Primo Secolo, I. 55-57

◦ Panvini, I. 155-162 (see also page 463 for text of the poem)

Scholarly Commentary


The poem is attributed to the Emperor Frederic II in DGR's source text, the Poeti del Primo Secolo (I. 55-57). That attribution has not been accepted by later scholars, however, and the authorship remains uncertain.

See DGR's translation for further commentary.

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