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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 14v

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Crown:$$hworn by Pagan Type, Eros
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover paying Homage to God of Love -- God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, is embraced by Lover, wearing tunic with belted purse, beside tree. Scene against diapered background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in right column.
Above miniature, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT L'AMANT FET HOMMAGE AU DIEU D'AMOURS ET CO(M)MENT IL LE RECOIT.
Below miniature, initial A decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, ATANT DEUING CES HO(M)S MAINS JOINTES / ET SACHIEZ QUE MOULT ME FIST COINTES / ....

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