“Table of Poets” in
Early Italian Poets,
Valeriani and Lampredi
del primo secolo,
Panvini, Le rime della scuola siciliana,
Poeti de duecento
I. 146-148; II. 814.
Despite assiduous scholarly efforts, nothing determinate
is known about the author of this well-known early canzone. The authorial
name is therefore a convention adopted from a name that appears in
the earliest manuscripts.
See DGR's translation for further commentary.