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CSM Number : 406
Short name: Cantiga de loor Alternative: Ben vennas, maio
Incipit: Ben vennas, maio
Refrain: Ben vennas, maio
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Metrical data
Stanza: 10’ 10’ 10’ 10’ Refrain: 4’
No. of Stanzas: 14
Rhyme scheme: aaaa | B Zejel:
MS locations:
ToAppendix 01
Poncelet reference
None
Keywords
wine, flock, altar, bread, bull, cow
Discography
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BITAGAP ID
3851
Bibliography
Antología
Alfonso X
Obras de Alfonso X (Selección)
Alfonso X
Escolma da poesía medieval: 1198-1354
Álvarez Blázquez, José María
Escolma de poesía galega. I: Escola medieval galego-portuguesa
Álvarez Blázquez, José María
Alfonso the Wise
Anon
Poética y realidad en el cancionero peninsular de la Edad Media
Asensio, Eugenio
Alfonso X el Sabio
Ballesteros y Beretta, Antonio
Dos cossantes às cantigas de amor
Entwistle, William J.
La ’seguida’ en la lírica galaico-portuguesa medieval
Filgueira Valverde, José
Medieval Poetic Tradition in Two Cantigas profanas of Alfonso el Sabio
Foster, David William
The Concept of Mary in Thirteenth-Century Spanish Poetry
Foster, David William
Resumen de ’¿Cuáles son los orígenes musicales de las Cantigas?’
García Moreno, María Teresa
Anthologie der geistigen kultur auf der Pyraenhalbinsel (mittelalter)
Giese, Wilhelm
Alfonso X, el Sabio
Keller, John Esten
Poesia galaico-portuguesa: Antologia del segle XII al XIX
Llompart, Josep M., ed.
A Preliminary Bibliography of Medieval Galician-Portuguese Poetry in English Translation
Longland, Jean R.
Afonso X, o Sábio. Cantigas de Santa Maria. Excerptos annotados
Magne, Augusto
A estructura métrica de algunas das Cantigas de Santa Maria
Montero Santalha, José-Martinho
A poesia dos trovadores. Antologia
Nemésio, Vitorino
Final Nasals in the Galician-Portuguese Cancioneros
Parkinson, Stephen
Questões de estructura estrófica nas Cantigas de Santa Maria: estructuras múltiplas, assimetrias e continuações inconsistentes
Parkinson, Stephen
False Refrains in the Cantigas de Santa Maria
Parkinson, Stephen
Alfonso X the Learned. Cantigas de Santa Maria. An Anthology
Parkinson, Stephen
Antología de Alfonso el Sabio
Peña, Margarita
Literatura galega medieval. I. A história. II. Antoloxia de textos comentados (lírica e prosa)
Pena, Xosé Ramón
Manual e Antoloxía da Literatura Galega Medieval
Pena, Xosé Ramón
Textos de literatura portuguesa. I: Afonso X, o Sábio
Rodrigues Lapa, Manuel
'Ben vennas mayo': a failed cantiga de Santa Maria
Schaffer, Martha E.
Die religiöse Lyrik des Mittelalters: Das Nachleben der Psalmen
Singer, Samuel
Alfonso X, el Sabio. Antología
Solalinde, Antonio G.
Copistas, cancioneros, editores. Tres problemas para a lírica galega medieval
Tavani, Giuseppe
Poetas gallegos. Las mejores poesías
Varela Jácome, Benito
Geschichte der portugiesischen Litterature
Vasconcelos, Carolina Michaëlis de and Teófilo Braga
Alfonso the Wise, King of Castille
Ward, Mary