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An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry: The by Trevor Rowley

By Trevor Rowley

An Archaeological examine of the Bayeux Tapestry offers a different re-evaluation of this recognized piece of labor throughout the old geography and archaeology of the tapestry. Trevor Rowley is the 1st writer to have analysed the tapestry in the course of the landscapes, constructions and buildings proven, equivalent to cities and castles, whereas evaluating them to the landscapes, structures, ruins and earthworks which might be visible this present day. through evaluating illustrated extracts from the tapestry to historic and modern illustrations, maps and reconstructions Rowley is ready to give you the reader with a different visible atmosphere opposed to which they can position the occasions at the tapestry.

This procedure permits Rowley to problem a few as a rule approved assumptions concerning the situation of a number of scenes within the tapestry, such a lot controversially suggesting that William may possibly by no means have long gone to Hastings in any respect. eventually, Rowley tackles the lacking finish of the tapestry, suggesting the locations and occasions which might were depicted in this part of William’s trip to Westminster.

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