Tempo vien di salire e di scendere

Enzo, King of Sardinia[?]

General Description

Date: 1250?
Rhyme: abbaabbacdecde
Meter: hendecasyllabics
Genre: sonnet


“Table of Poets” (in Early Italian Poets) I. xxv

◦ Panvini, ed., Le rime della scuola siciliana I. 456

◦ Contini, Poeti de Duecento, I. 155

◦ Trucchi, Poesie Italiana inedite, I. 177

Scholarly Commentary


Most scholars do not assign this sonnet to Enzo, and even in DGR's source text the attribution is held dubious, with Fra Guittone d'Arezzo suggested as the possible author. DGR's source text is Poeti del Primo Secolo (I. 177).

See DGR's translation for further commentary.

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