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    Dido and Aeneas

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 9197, detail of f. 13 (Nature) Evrart de Conty, Le livre des échecs a...

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 239, f. 256v (‘Pinuccio deceiving the innkeeper’). Boccaccio, The Decameron (Ninth Day: Sixth Story). France, 2nd quarter of the 15th century.

    Detail of a miniature of Dido committing suicide as Aeneas sails away, Harley MS 4425, f. 117v

    Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois.,Daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. Queen of 2 countries, for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.

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    Thisbe Giovanni Boccaccio Title De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées) Origin France, N. (Rouen) Date c. 1440

    BOOBS. Ivain au camp de Malduit Cote : Français 119 , Fol. 403v Lancelot du Lac, France, Paris, 15thc

    Saint Barbara ca 1490 [German, probably Strasbourg, Alsace (present-day France)] (55.166) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 606 f. 6. Christine de Pizan. Épître d’Othéa. Paris, c.1406. ‘The influence of Venus’.

    British Library, Harley 4338, f. 1v. Boethius, Le Livre de Boece de Consolacion (Book 4) Bourges, 1477. ‘Philosophy’.

    Detail of a miniature of Idleness showing the Lover into the Garden of Pleasure; from Guilluame de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose, France (Artois or Picardy), c. 1340, Royal MS 20 A. xvii, f. 7v.

    Detail of a miniature of a well-dressed woman.

    Epistulae Heroidum, Dejanira dona a suo marito Ercole la tunica intrisa di sangue del centauro Nesso, 1496-98, miniature, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF).

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin 1171, f. 87r (St Margaret). Book of Hours, use of Rome. 16th century

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 1156B, detail of f. 165r (St Michael and the devil). Book of Hours, use of Rome (15th century)

    Gorgone musicienne -- Fille des divinités Phorcys et Céto. Elle porte une couronne de feuiillage/fleurs (chapel) répandu au Moyen Âge, et joue de la vièle (Gorgon) -- BnF Français 599 fol.19

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 1537, detail of f. 29v. Chants royaux sur la Conception, couronnés au puy de Rouen de 1519 à 1528. 16th century

    Transgressing the Boundaries of Holiness: Sexual Deviance in the Early Medieval Penitential Handbooks of Ireland, England and France 500-100...

    Verginia -- BnF Français 599 fol. 55v

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 2 gallica.bnf.fr/ark