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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 78r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, False Seeming before God of Love -- Dominican friar, representing Personification of False Seeming, tonsured, wearing habit, with book slung around shoulder, holds staff in left hand and raises right hand toward God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, with right hand raised and with spear in left hand. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves, in right column.
On fol. 78v in left column, champide initial F at beginning of text.

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