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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 111v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Armed Men before Castle -- Four men, wearing helmets and armor, three carrying shields and spears, approach castle with portcullis raised. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves. At bottom of left column, rubric caption of scene, LES GENS AMOURS. Below miniature in left column, painted decorated initial O at beginning of text, OR SUS OR SUS FONT IL BARON / SE TANTOST ARMEZ NAP(AR)ON …

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