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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 3r

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Roman de la Rose: Avarice -- Personification of Avarice, name inscribed AUARICE in rubric, wearing wimpled kerchief, sits on chair, holding moneybag, beside open chest filled with coins and vessels at left below rod over which garment is draped. Figure within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves.
Above miniature in left column, rubric label, CI PARLE L'ACTEUR DE AUARICE.
Below miniature in left column, champide initial U at beginning of text, UNE AUTRE YMAGE Y OT ASSISE / COSTE A COSTE DE CONUOITISE / ....

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