“The Art of Courtly Love”

Andrea Cappellano, "The Art of Courtly Love". [Other books by Cappellano] "De Amore", or "De arte honeste amandi", was published in 1185 by Andrea Cappellano. The work deals with several specific themes that were the subject of poetical debate among late twelfth century troubadours and trobairitz. The basic conception of Capellanus is that courtly love…