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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 66r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Jealous Husband beating Wife -- Husband raises club in left hand and with right hand seizes hair of wife falling backward. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves.
Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LE IALOUS BAT SA FEMME ET VILAINEMENT LA DIFFAME
Below miniature in left column, champide initial L at beginning of text, LORS LA PRENT ESPOIR DE VENUE / CILZ QUI DE MALATENT TRESSUE / ....

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