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King Harold II and the Bayeux Tapestry

Author: Gale R Owen-Crocker
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2005.
Series: Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays on the brief but tumultuous reign of Harold II, and one of our most important sources of knowledge of the time - the Bayeux Tapestry.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Harold, King of England; Harold, King of England; König II ) Harold (England
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gale R Owen-Crocker
ISBN: 1843831244 9781843831242
OCLC Number: 56617291
Description: ix, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: King Harold II and the Bayeux tapestry: a critical introduction / H.E.J. Cowdrey --
pt. 1. King Harold II. Harold Godwinesson: the construction of kingship / N.J. Higham --
Harold II: a throne-worthy king / Ian Howard --
The myth of Harold II's survival in the Scandinavian sources / Gillian Fellows-Jensen --
The content and construction of the Vita Haroldi / Stephen Matthews --
pt. 2. The Bayeux tapestry. Body language: a graphic commentary by the horses of the Bayeux tapestry / Sarah Larratt Keefer --
Brothers, rivals and the geometry of the Bayeux tapestry / Gale R. Owen-Crocker --
Putting the Bayeux tapestry in its place / Chris Henige --
Gendering the battle? Male and female in the Bayeux tapestry / Catherine E. Karkov --
Cognate imagery: the bear, Harold, and the Bayeux tapestry / Shirley Ann Brown --
The Cicero-Aratea and the Bayeux tapestry / Cyril Hart --
The Bayeux tapestry and eleventh-century material culture / Michael Lewis.
Series Title: Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, v. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Gale R. Owen-Crocker.
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