Translation by Paul Heyse (1830 - 1914)

E sete la piú bella mentovata
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
E sete la piú bella mentovata:
Piú che non è di maggio rosa o fiore,
Piú che non è d'Orvieto la facciata,
E di Viterbo la fonte maggiore.
Di grazia e di beltà sei tanto piena:
Lo porti il vanto del duomo di Siena.
Di grazia e di beltà sei piena tanto:
E del duomo di Siena porti il vanto.

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This text was added to the website: 2003-12-29
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Ihr seid die Allerschönste weit und...
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Ihr seid die Allerschönste weit und breit,
Viel schöner als im Mai der Blumenflor.
Orvieto's Dom steigt so voll Herrlichkeit,
Viterbo's größter Brunnen nicht empor.
So hoher Reiz und Zauber ist dein eigen,
Der Dom von Siena muß sich vor dir neigen.
Ach, du bist so an Reiz und Anmuth reich,
Der Dom von Siena selbst ist dir nicht gleich.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Paul Heyse, Italienisches Liederbuch, Berlin: Verlag von Wilhelm Hertz (Bessersche Buchhandlung), 1860, page 20.


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  • ENG English (Donna (Bareket) Breitzer) , "You are the fairest far and wide", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Alberto Pedrotti , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2003-12-29
Line count: 8
Word count: 60