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France, ca. 1320
MS M.372 fol. 6v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Carol of God of Love -- God of Love (Eros), wingless, with right hand raised, leads two couples joining hands, all dancing. Scene against gold background within frame.
Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, LA KAROLE AU DIEU D'AM(OUR)S P(OUR)TRETE.
Below miniature in left column, champide initial L at beginning of text, LORS VEISSIES KAROLE ALER / ET GENS M(OU)LT NOBLEM(EN)T BALER / ....

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