Fior di vertù si ègentil coraggio

Folgore da San Gemiano

General Description

Date: 1300?
Rhyme: abbaabbacdcdcd
Meter: hendecasyllabics
Genre: sonnet


“Table of Poets” in Early Italian Poets vol. 1, xxviii.

◦ Contini, Poeti de duecento vol. 1, 403-404.

◦ Valeriani and Lampredi, Poeti del primo secolo vol. 2, 169.

Scholarly Commentary


DGR's source was Poeti del primo secolo (II. 169), where it is attributed to Folgore—incorrectly, by the judgment of modern editors. For further commentary see commentary for DGR's translation.

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