12 December 2009

Bayeux Tapestry

After we went to Omaha Beach we hopped over to Bayeux to finally see the famous Bayeux Tapestry. According to Wikipedia, the tapestry, which was completed sometime in the 1070s:

...is a 0.5 by 70 metres (1.6 by 230 ft) long embroidered cloth—not an actual tapestry—which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England as well as the events of the invasion itself. The Bayeux Tapestry is annotated in the Latin language.
This website explains each scene of this medieval comic strip.

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