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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 142r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Genius expounding on Good Shepherd -- Lamb of God, cross-nimbed, (Christ: as Shepherd ?) holds staff in right forepaw, amid five sheep, four nibbling grass (pastoral scene), in landscape with two trees (Genius not represented). Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves. Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LI TRES DOULZ IESU CRISTUS / EST GARDE ET PASTEUR DE BREBIS / ET LES MAINE PAR DEUANT LI / PAISTRE EN .I. PRE BEL ET IOLI. Below miniature in left column, champide initial M at beginning of text, MAIS SACHIEZ QUIL ONT LA PASTURE / DE SI MERUEILLEUSE NATURE …

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