Al cor gentil ripara sempre Amore

Guido Guinizelli

Guido Guinicelli

General Description

Date: 1270?
Rhyme: ABABcDcEdE
Meter: hendecasyllables and setenarii
Genre: canzone


“Table of Poets” in Early Italian Poets vol. 1, xxv-xxvi.

Poeti del primo secolo vol. 1, 91-93

◦ Contini, Poeti de Duecento vol. 2, 460-464, 893-898.

Scholarly Commentary


This famous canzone and its author established a model of poetic style for the stil novo poetry of Dante and his circle. DGR based his translation on the original printed in Poeti del primo secolo (I. 91-93).

See DGR's translation for further commentary.

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