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By John F. Szabo,Nicholas E. Kuefler

ISBN-10: 1442251557

ISBN-13: 9781442251557

Commanding its personal museum and over two hundred years of exam, remark and scholarship, the enormous embroidery, recognized popularly because the Bayeux Tapestry and documenting William the Conqueror’s invasion of britain in October 1066, is likely to be an important surviving artifact of the center a while. This marvelous cloth, either celebrated and panned, is either enigmatic paintings and confounding historic checklist. With over 1780 entries, Szabo and Kuefler supply the biggest and such a lot seriously annotated bibliography at the Tapestry ever written.

Notably, the Bayeux Tapestry has produced probably the most compelling questions of the medieval interval: Who commissioned it and for what goal? What used to be the meant venue for its reveal? Who used to be the clothier and who performed the big activity of its manufacture? How does it tell our realizing of eleventh-century lifestyles? And who was once the mysterious Aelfgyva, depicted within the Tapestry’s major sign in? This publication is an attempt to seize and describe the scholarship that makes an attempt to respond to those questions. however the bibliography additionally displays the recognition of the Tapestry in literature protecting a shockingly large array of matters. The inclusion of this fabric will support destiny students who may well research references to the paintings in modern non-fiction and renowned works in addition to use of the Bayeux Tapestry as a first-rate and secondary resource within the school room.

The monographs, articles and different works pointed out during this bibliography replicate dozens of study components. significant subject matters are: the Tapestry as a resource of data for eleventh-century fabric tradition, its position in telling the tale of the conflict of Hastings and occasions best as much as the invasion, patronage of the Tapestry, biographical aspect on identified ancient figures within the Tapestry, palms and armor, medieval war technique and methods, opus anglicanum (the Anglo-Saxon needlework tradition), maintenance and show of the artifact, the Tapestry’s position in medieval artwork, the embroidery’s depiction of medieval and Romanesque structure, and the lifetime of the Bayeux Tapestry itself.

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