`The Bayeux Tapestry presents its story of the Norman Conquest ofEngland in words of such simplicity and images of such power that it haslong determined the view we take of the momentous events of 1064-6. Thisdigital editon creates new and exciting ways of viewing the Tapestry,with additional features in the form of a brilliantly-conceived array ofsupporting material. It transforms the way in which students andteachers alike will be able to approach, to use and to enjoy one of themost remarkable of all our sources for the Middle Ages.' Simon Keynes,Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon, University ofCambridge.This CD-Rom presents full images of the tapestry itself, magnifiable sothat individual stitches can be seen, with images of three facsimiles,and of many related artifacts. They are accompanied by authoritativetranslations of seventeen historical sources concerning the events of1066, maps, genealogies, bibliography, and full commentary, in an attractive interface.MARTIN K. FOYS is at Hood College.Institutional licence: you may mount this publication on a single networked installation with no more than twenty computers connected to it, and you may make one copy of the data on a hard disc. No other copies of the data on this CD-ROM may be made. You may lend this CD-ROM to members of the institutions, who may project images from this CD for instructional use. Choice> Outstanding Academic Title 2003.
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