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|CSM Number : 389|
|Short name:||Master Pedro’s Son is Healed|
|Incipit:||A que pera paraiso/ irmos nos mostra caminnos|
|Refrain:||A que pera paraiso/ irmos nos mostra caminnos/ poder á de sãar vellos/ e mancebos e meninnos.|
|Summary of narrative|
|Setting:||Seville||Protagonist(s):||the son of Master Pedro of Marseilles|
Master Pedro of Marseilles, a former abbot, lived in Seville with his wife and two sons.
The youngest one became very ill, which grieved his parents very much.
His mother commended him to Santa Maria do Porto and vowed to take him there if he did not die. She promised to make an offering of spices and cumin seeds.
She did not promise gifts of ewes or rams, because the saints are crafty, but thought that perhaps she would offer two capons or two little ganders.
Her vow, however small, pleased the Virgin. She caused the boy to eat and soon he was playing again.
Master Pedro praised the Virgin. He had two of the largest capons roasted and he washed them down with good wine.
|Stanza:||15' 15' 15' 15'||Refrain:||15' 15'|
|No. of Stanzas:||8|
|Rhyme scheme:||AA | bbba||Zejel:||Yes|
|capons, children, pilgrimage, spices, vow, wine, gander, abbot|
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|Los orígenes del culto de Santa María del Puerto, 1255-1500|
Hisan, Pedro (pseud.) [ = Sancho de Sopranís, Hipólito]
|A Parody in the Cantigas de Santa Maria|
|Alfonso X y las Cantigas a Santa Maria|
Martínez Alfonso, Manuel