Vaghe le montanine e pastorelle

Franco Sacchetti

General Description

Date: 1360?
Rhyme: ababbc (with couplet refrain)
Meter: hendecasyllabics
Genre: ballata


“Table of Poets” in Early Italian Poets, xxxv-xxxvi.

Raccolta di rime antiche toscane, IV. 188-189 (see also 174-176).

Scholarly Commentary


For editorial commentary on this work and Sacchetti, a celebrated fourteenth-century writer known best for his prose works, see DGR's note in The Early Italian Poets as well as the commentaries for DGR's translation of the ballatta.

DGR's source text was the Raccolta di rime antiche toscane (IV. 188-189).

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