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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 69v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover entreating God of Love -- God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, raises right forefinger toward Lover, wearing tunic with belted dagger, raising right hand; both flank tree. Scene against diapered background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in right column.
Above miniature, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LE DIEU D'AMOURS REUIENT A L'AMA(N)T ET LI DEMANDE S'IL A FES SES CO(M)MA(N)DEMA(N)S.
Below miniature, initial S decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, SONT DIST IL FAIT TUIT MI COMMA(N)T / QUE IE AS FINS AMANS COMMANT / ....

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