"He beseeches Death for the Life of Beatrice."

Dante Alighieri

General Description

Date: 1330 (circa)
Meter: hendecasyllabics and septenarii
Genre: canzone

Scholarly Commentary


DGR followed his source text, Fraticelli, (I. 13-16) not only in the form of his translation but in believing the poem was by Dante. It is in fact by Jacopo Cecchi. See DGR's translation for further commentary.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 7d-1861orig.raw.xml