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Guido Guinizelli

(c. 1230—1275)

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gentilesse

gentilesse  

Is the abstract term for the quality expressed by the various meanings of its etymologically related adj. gentil, i.e. (1) ‘of noble birth’ (2) ‘of noble character’ (3) ‘excellent’, ‘superior’ ...
Guinizelli, Guido

Guinizelli, Guido (c.1230–1275)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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(c.1230–1275)

of Bologna, Italian poet. His canzone ‘Al cor gentil rempaira sempre Amore’ (Love always seeks

Jaconitos

Jaconitos  

A city in Colchis (Colcos, LGW 1590). Chaucer, following Guido, calls it the ‘mayster-toun’ of the region; historically, apparently, this was Dioscuras.

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