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Helenus from BL Harley 4431, f. 130

Helenus from BL Harley 4431, f. 130

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Miniature of Helenus, brother of Hector, advising Paris in an assembly, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 130 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff. 71v-81), 'L'Épître Othéa' (ff. 95-141v), 'Le Duc des vrais amants' (ff. 143- 177v), 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude' (ff. 178-219v), 'Le Livre de la pastoure' (ff. 221-236v), 'Le Livre des Épîtres sur le Roman de la rose' (ff. 237-254), 'La Cité des dames' (ff. 288v-374), etc. Written in French.

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1400 - 1450
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