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Author: Knowlton, Jr, Edgar C.
Title: Lines 99-100 of Alfonso X el Sabio’s Cantiga IV
Date: 1982
Publication details: Romance Notes. 23 (1982-83): 99-105.
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Commentary: Snow 2007: "On CSM 4 (lines 92-93 in Mettmann's ed.). Through a search of analogues of the tale, it seems that 'cobrir' is probably an intransitive verb, 'to wear' (Mettmann lists it as transitive). The miniatures confirm what the text leaves unclear: that it was the cloak Mary was wearing that saves the protagonists from the flames. A clever use of the miniatures to clarify the verbal text."
Associated Poems: 4 - The Murdered Jewish Boy
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