sordello

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Sordello (Italian sorˈdɛllo)
 
n
born ?1200, Italian troubadour

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sordello

most renowned Provencal troubadour of Italian birth, whose planh, or lament, on the death of his patron Blacatz (Blacas), in which he invites all Christian princes to feed on the heart of the hero so that they might absorb his virtues, is one of the masterpieces of Provencal poetry.

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