João Lobeira


João Lobeira

João Lobeira (c. 1233 – 1285) was a Portuguese troubadour of the time of King Afonso III, who is supposed to have been the first to reduce into prose the story of "Amadis de Gaula".

Carolina Michaëlis de Vasconcellos, in her masterly edition of the "Cancioneiro da Ajuda" Halle, 1904, vol. 1. pp. 523-524), gives some biographical notes on Lobeira, who is represented in the "Cancioneiro da Biblioteca Nacional" (Halle, 1880) by five poems (Nos. 230-233). In number 230, Lobeira uses the same "ritournelle" that Oriana sings in "Amadis de Gaula", and this has led to his being generally considered by modern supporters of the Portuguese case to have been the author of the romance, in preference to Vasco de Lobeira, to whom the prose original was formerly ascribed.

The folklorist A. Thomas Pires (in his "Vasco de Lobeira, Elvas", 1905), following the old tradition, would identify the novelist with a man of that name who flourished in Elvas at the close of the 14th and beginning of the 15th century, but the documents he publishes contain no reference to this Lobeira being a man of letters.

References

*1911


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Lobeira — Lobeira, João de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lobeira, João de — ► (m. 1403) Trovador portugués. Se le atribuyen los tres primeros libros de Amadís de Gaula …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Vasco de Lobeira — (died 1403) was a medieval writer to whom is attributed the prose original of the romance Amadis de Gaula . In the Portuguese Chronicle of Gomes Eannes de Azurara (1454), the writing of Amadís is attributed to Vasco de Lobeira, who was dubbed… …   Wikipedia

  • Literatura de Portugal — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Portuguese literature — This is a survey of Portuguese literature.The Portuguese language was developed gradually from the Vulgar language (i.e. Vulgar Latin) spoken in the countries which formed part of the Roman Empire and, both in morphology and syntax, it represents …   Wikipedia

  • Portuguese Literature — • The Portuguese language was developed gradually from the lingua rustica spoken in the countries which formed part of the Roman Empire . . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Portuguese Literature     Portuguese Li …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Liste de troubadours et trobairitz — Cet article compile des listes de troubadours et trobairitz. Il inclut des figures mediévales célèbres pour avoir écrit des œuvres lyriques en occitan ou en langue galaïco portugaise du nord ouest de la péninsule ibérique (nord de l actuel… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • List of Galician-Portuguese troubadours — This is a list of troubadours in the Galician Portuguese language.Castile*Lope Díaz de Haro *Rodrigo Díaz de los CamerosGalicia*Bernal de Bonaval *Macías *Martim Soares *Martín Codax *Mendinho *Paio Gomes Charinho *Paio Soares de Taveirós *Palla… …   Wikipedia

  • Portuguese language — Portuguese português Pronunciation [purtuˈɣeʃ] (EP) [poʁtuˈges][1] (BP) [poɾtu …   Wikipedia

  • Romance (genre) — For the modern genre of romantic fiction, see Romance novel and Romance film. Yvain fighting Gawain. Medieval illumination from Chrétien de Troyes s romance, Yvain, le Chevalier au Lion …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.