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«Le Roman de la Rose»
The Roman de la Rose is a late medieval French poem styled as an allegorical dream vision. It was written in two stages. The first 4058 lines, written by Guillaume de Lorris circa 1230, describe the attempts of a courtier to woo his beloved. This part of the story is set in a walled garden (a locus amoenus, one of the traditional topoi of epic and... More...
Sweden, 1994, Illustration from «Romance of the Rose»