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The '''sirventes''' is a form of [[poetry]] utilised by the [[troubadour]]s. It was a [[song]] written in the style of a [[canso]], addressing current events from the perspective of a ''sirven'', a paid [[soldier]]. It was always partisan, being either highly complimentary or oozing with vitriol. The most famous exponent of the sirventes was [[Bertran de Born]].
 
The '''sirventes''' is a form of [[poetry]] utilised by the [[troubadour]]s. It was a [[song]] written in the style of a [[canso]], addressing current events from the perspective of a ''sirven'', a paid [[soldier]]. It was always partisan, being either highly complimentary or oozing with vitriol. The most famous exponent of the sirventes was [[Bertran de Born]].
   

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elacercricl The sirventes is a form of poetry utilised by the troubadours. It was a song written in the style of a canso, addressing current events from the perspective of a sirven, a paid soldier. It was always partisan, being either highly complimentary or oozing with vitriol. The most famous exponent of the sirventes was Bertran de Born.