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Bayeaux tapestry

Discover the captivating story of the Bayeux Tapestry, a remarkable piece of medieval art depicting the Norman Conquest of England. Learn about its historical significance, intricate details, and the symbolism behind this iconic masterpiece.
You can take a self-guided tour that takes about 20 minutes! Interesting story that the tapestry tells. (Bayeux, France) Medieval History, Medieval Art, Ancient History, Medieval Life, British History, Art History, Bayeaux Tapestry, Tapestries, Belle Epoque

“Luke, you are going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend on our own point of view.” Obi-Wan Kenobi in The Return of the Jedi. Ben teaches Luke the rudiments of relativism! This blog began with the rather extreme assertion that the French and English are really surprisingly similar people, despite rather different geography, languages and cultures and their own heated opinions. Many divergences remain, of course, but it is difficult to escape the idea that in 1066, a great…

Emily Maynard