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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 74v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, God of Love and his Barons -- Five Personifications, two with hands raised, and one male Personification stand before God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, with his right hand raised. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves.
Above miniature in right column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT AMOURS MANDE SA GENT.
Below miniature in right column, champide initial L at beginning of text, LI DIEUX D'AMOURS SANZ TERME MECTRE / DEDANS NE DE TEMPS PAR SA LECTRE / ....

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