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The Romance of the Rose

circa 1230

Why is it canonical?

The Romance of the Rose is an allegory for romantic love. It is a prime example of courtly literature.

Locations

France

Languages

French

Periods

Middle Ages

Images and Videos

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Mirth and Gladness lead a Dance

Resources

A huge repository of existing manuscripts of Roman de la Rose