Uomo ch' è saggio non corre leggiero

Guido Guinizelli

Guido Guinicelli

General Description

Date: 1270?
Rhyme: ababababcdecde
Meter: hendecasyllabics
Genre: sonnet


Scholarly Commentary


The sonnet, addressed to Bonaggiunta Urbiciani, is a poem about poetry (the “Uomo ch' è saggio” is a conventional synonym for the poet). DGR's source text is Poeti del primo secolo (I. 112).

See DGR's translation for further commentary.

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