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CSM Number : 159
Short name: The Pilgrims to Rocamadour whose Meat was Stolen Alternative: Servant steals meal from pilgrims (Rocamadour)
Incipit: Non sofre Santa Maria | de seeren perdidosos
Refrain: Non sofre Santa Maria | de seeren perdidosos/ os que as sas romarias | son de fazer desejosos.
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Setting: Rocamadour Protagonist(s): pilgrims to Rocamadour

Some pilgrims took lodging at an inn and ordered bread, wine and meat for dinner.

Then they went to the church to pray.

A servant girl stole one of the nine pieces of meat.

On their return, the pilgrims discovered that the meat was missing and asked the Virgin to recover it.

The piece of meat jumped up and down, striking the sides of the chest in which it was hidden.

The pilgrims rejoiced, recovered the meat, and hung it from a silk cord in front of the Virgin’s altar at Rocamadour.

Metrical data
Stanza: 15 [7’ 7] 15 [7’ 7] 15 [7’ 7] 15’ [7’ 7’] Refrain: 15’ [7’ 7’] 15’ [7’ 7’]
No. of Stanzas: 7
Rhyme scheme: AA | bbba Zejel:
MS locations:
T159, E159
Poncelet reference
None
Keywords
bread, chest, ex-voto, meat , pilgrimage, servant, silk, thief/ thieves, wine
Discography
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BITAGAP ID
3911
Bibliography
La notación mensural de la música monódica de la corte española del siglo XIII ofrece soluciones nuevas, hasta hoy totalmente desconocidas, para la interpretación estético-rítmica de las melodías de los trovadores
Anglés, Higinio
Un recull de miracles de Santa Maria, procedent de Ripoll, i les Cantigues d’Alfons el Savi
Baraut i Obiols, Cebrià
Les Miracles de Notre Dame de Roc Amadour au XIIe siècle. Texte et traduction d’aprés les manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Nationale
Fournier d’Albe, Edmond
La música medieval en Galicia
López Caló, José
O Livro dos Milagres da Bem-aventurada Virgem Maria
Martins, Mário
Texto e imagem: autonomia e interdependência em processo de leitura
Nascimento, Aires Augusto
The Miracles Came in Two by Two: Paired Narratives in the Cantigas de Santa Maria
Parkinson, Stephen
Alfonso X the Learned. Cantigas de Santa Maria. An Anthology
Parkinson, Stephen
A Selected and Annotated Discography of Recordings of Music from the Middle Ages in Spain
Tinnell, Roger D.