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Melibee and Prudence from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 52

Melibee and Prudence from BL Royal 19 C XI, f. 52

 
 
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Detail of a miniature of Melibee and Prudence. Image taken from f. 52 of Moral treatises, poems, prayers and hymns, including the Moralised Game of Chess (ff. 1-51), the tale of Melibeus (ff. 52-65v), a French translation of the Moralis Philosophia of Guillaume de Conches (ff. 66-78), a poem by Jean Chapuis (but attributed to Jehan de Meun) beginning 'O glorieuse Trinite' (ff. 79-88v), a poem by Philippe de Vitry, beginning, 'Par maniere desbatement' (ff. 89-95), a poem by Jean Bruyant beginning, 'On dit souvent en reprochier' (ff. 95v-113v), Elucidaires (a French translation of the Elucidarius) (ff. 114-147v), the Penitential Psalms (ff. 148-151v), prayers (ff. 152-155v). Written in French and Latin.

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1200 - 1500
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