The Bayeux Tapestry: Bayeux, Mediatheque Municipale: MS. 1 A Sourcebook

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The Bayeux Tapestry is a late eleventh-century embroidery, 68.5 metres/224 feet long, that visualizes the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the subsequent Norman Conquest of England. In the past 300 years, since its rediscovery in Bayeux Cathedral, it has provided fertile ground for the musings, opinions, and investigations of antiquarians, scholars, novelists, journalists, and other interested parties. This volume reconstructs the often turbulent history of this remarkable work of art, and offers a ...

The Bayeux Tapestry: Bayeux, Mediatheque Municipale: MS. 1 A Sourcebook 2014, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout

ISBN-13: 9782503549170

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