MEMS Assessment : Roman de la Rose

Guillaume, de Lorris, active 1230, Jean, de Meun, approximately 1240-approximately 1305

MEMS Assessment

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Manuscript of 'Roman de la Rose', a popular work of medieval French literature. The poem is an allegorical dream vision about love, in which a young man endeavours to possess a rose with which he has become enamoured. The text is attributed to two authors, Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun. The manuscript is incomplete with the last few pages missing, the text breaks off at V,1.21008.</p>

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