Renato Papale


Creative Writing Contest, Villa Rufolo (IT)


Ravello 1234 - Però ch'amore no si po' vedere...


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In my tale, set in an unspecified day of September in the first half of the thirteenth century, I imagine that the sonnet "però ch'amore no si po' vedere" was written by Pietro da Vigna in Ravello, following an inconfessable infatuation for Sigilgaida, wife of his host Nicola Rufolo ...
The actions that happen from dawn until evening, create the pretext to describe the ancient Villa during its phases of renewal in Arab-Norman forms...


Note: Architecture, Poetry, Love and Nature interweave together in one day and in one place, to homage a unique monument with the witness of two historical characters...