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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 17r

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Crown:$$hworn by Pagan Type, Eros
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Lover paying Homage to God of Love -- Lover partly kneels with joined hands clasped by God of Love (Eros), who is crowned and winged. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves.
Above miniature in right column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LI DIEU D'AMOURS PRENT L'AMANT ET L'AMA(N)T SE RENT A LUI.
Below miniature in right column, painted decorated initial L at beginning of text, LORS EST TOUT MAI(N)TENA(N)T UENUZ / LI DIEU D'AMOURS LES SANZ MENUZ / ....

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