Comtessa de Dia

Item

Author

Comtessa de Dia

Location

Dia, France

Dates

ca.1175-1212

Biography

The Comtessa de Dia (Countess of Die),[1] possibly named Beatritz or Isoarda was a trobairitz (female troubadour). She was most likely the daughter of Count Isoard II of Diá. According to her vida, she was married to William of Poitiers, but was in love with and sang about Raimbaut of Orange (1146-1173)

Works

b joi et ab joven m'apais, A chantar m'er de so qu'ieu non volria, Estât ai en greu cossirier, Fin ioi me don'alegranssa

Languages

Occitan

Genres

Poetry

Editions and Translations

Bruckner, Matilda Tomaryn; Shepard, Laurie; White, Sarah (1995). Songs of the Women Troubadours. New York: Garland Publishing

Archival Holdings

Transcription containing "Reys glorios veray lunse clartatz" by Comtessa de Dia: VM FONDS 25 ROL-1 à 388, Fonds Rolland, Romain, National Library of France, Paris; Recueil des poésies des troubadours, contenant leurs vies containing "Ab joi et ab joven m'apais" and "A chantar m'er de so q'ieu no volria": Français 1592, National Library of France, Paris;"[A ch]antar m'er de so [qu']ieu no volria": Français 856, National Library of France, Paris.

Item sets

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