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Author: Menéndez Pidal, Ramón
Title: Romancero hispánico
Date: 1953
Publication details: vol. 1 (Madrid: Gredos, 1953), 105-08.
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Commentary: Snow 2007: "Points to broadly employed Latin meters (the trochaic tetrameter especially) as having played a role in the development of the lyric octosyllable. Examples provided are from metrical compositions from Alfonso X (CSM 43 and 8) and Juan Ruiz."
Associated Poems: 8 - The Minstrel of Rocamadour
43 - The Boy Revived at Salas
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