Lo gran valore e lo pregio amoroso

Mazzeo di Ricco da Messina

General Description

Date: 1260?
Rhyme: abcabcdeed
Meter: hendecasyllabics and setenarii
Genre: canzone


◦ Panvini, Le rime della scuola siciliana, I. 432-434.

◦ Contini, Poeti de Duecento I. 153-154; II. 815.

Poeti del primo secolo, I. 331-333.

Scholarly Commentary


Mazzeo di Ricco was a second generation poet of the Sicilian School. Scholars differ about whether he was or was not the author of this canzone. DGR's source text for the poem was Poeti del primo secolo (I. 331-333).

See DGR's translation for further commentary.

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