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CSM Number : 112
Short name: The Ship whose Crew and Cargo were Preserved Alternative: Ship's crew and cargo preserved (Collioure)
Incipit: Nas coitas devemos chamar
Refrain: Nas coitas devemos chamar/ a Virgen, estrela do mar.
Summary of narrative
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Setting: unspecified Protagonist(s): people on a ship

A ship from Collioure was loaded with wheat and barley.

It was struck by a storm. The mast and rudder broke and the people on board escaped in lifeboats.

They saw the abandoned ship split apart and the grain soaked.

They asked the Virgin to save the cargo and promised her a great offering.

She caused the ship to come safely to port.

The people, who had rowed to shore, saw that the Virgin had saved the grain and they praised her.

Metrical data
Stanza: 7' 7' 7' 8 Refrain: 8 8
No. of Stanzas: 10
Rhyme scheme: AA | bbba Zejel: Yes
MS locations:
T112, E112, ToAppendix 02
Poncelet reference
None
Keywords
barley, shipwreck, vow, wheat
Discography
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BITAGAP ID
3829
Bibliography
La música de las Cantigas de Santa María del rey Alfonso el Sabio. Facsímil, transcripción y estudio crítico vol. III
Anglés, Higinio