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CSM Number : 168
Short name: The Child Revived at Salas Alternative: Child dead for three days is revived (Salas)
Incipit: En todo logar á poder
Refrain: En todo logar á poder/ a Virgen a quen quer valer.
Summary of narrative
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Setting: Lérida Protagonist(s): a woman and her son

Several children of a woman from Lérida died within a short time.

As she mourned the last one, she was overcome with grief.

For two days she prayed to the Virgin to revive him.

Then she decided to take him to Salas and lift him up in front of the altar.

She did this, and the child came alive in her arms.

The people praised and blessed the Virgin.

Metrical data
Stanza: 8 8 8 8 Refrain: 8 8
No. of Stanzas: 10
Rhyme scheme: AA | bbba Zejel: Yes
MS locations:
T168, E168
Poncelet reference
None
Keywords
children, madness, pilgrimage, priest , resurrection
Discography
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BITAGAP ID
3919
Bibliography
Santa María de Salas en el Siglo XIII. Estudio sobre algunas Cantigas de Alfonso el Sabio
Aguado Bleye, Pedro
Poesía de santuarios
Filgueira Valverde, José
Una nota para las Cantigas
Gili, Samuel
Alfonso X, miracle collector
Parkinson, Stephen