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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 2r

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Roman de la Rose: Hate -- Personification of Hate, wearing wimpled kerchief, grimacing, places her hands on hip and lap and sits frontally on bench, on grass. Figure within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves.
Above miniature in right column, rubric caption, ICY PARLE L'AUCTEUR SANZ FAINTE DE HAYNE QUE LA VIT PAINTE.
On fol. 2v in left column, pen-flourished initial E at beginning of text, ENZ OU MILIEU ESTOIT HAYNE / QUI DE COURROUZ ET D'ATAYNE / ....

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