Text over image in paintings

Friday, November 30, 2007

England 11th century, Bayeux tapestry, annotated images of English history

The Bayeux Tapestry (French: Tapisserie de Bayeux) is a 50 cm by 70 m (20in by 230ft) long embroidered cloth which depicts scenes commemorating the Battle of Hastings in 1066, with annotations in Latin. It is presently exhibited in a special museum in Bayeux, Normandy, France. From: Wikipedia.org

Sources for images:
first image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Bayeuxtap1.jpg
second image: http://www.battle1066.com/pics/spears.jpg