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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 68r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Rule of First King -- Crowned king, with right hand raised and floreate scepter in left hand, is flanked by two groups of men, one hooded, and another raising hands. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves.
Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LE PREMIER ROY FU PREMIEREMENT FAIT DU PEUPLE.
Below miniature in left column, champide initial U at beginning of text, UN GRANT UILAIN ENTRE EULZ ESLEURENT / LE PLUS OSSU DE QUAN QU'IL FURENT / ....

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