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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 71r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, God of Love and his Barons -- God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, extends hands toward group of barons, including crowned king, the foremost baron wearing belted purse, with right hand raised. Scene against spiraling filigree background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in left column.
Above miniature, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LE DIEU D'AMOURS P(AR)LE A CES BARONS ET LE(UR) DIST PO(UR) QUOY SI LES (COM)MANDES.
Below miniature, initial P decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, POUR JALOUSIE DESCONFIRE / QUI NOS AMANS MET A MARTIRE / ....

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