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13 June 2019THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY: THE WORLD'S OLDEST COMIC STRIP
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THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY: THE WORLD'S OLDEST COMIC STRIP Eveline Eaton Thursday 13 June 2019

Eveline is a Freelance lecturer in Fine Arts and tour-guide to Berlin, Dresden, Munich. Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dresden Trust.

Bayeux Tapestry : The Worlds Oldest Comic Strip

Everyone is aware about “1066 and all that” without necessarily knowing the exact facts about this momentous event. This lecture will present in details the historical, cultural and artistic aspects of that unique masterpiece, the Bayeux Tapestry, which provides posterity with such a startling testimonial of peoples’ lives in the late Viking age.