Godfrey de Bouillon and crusadersغودفري دي بويلون والصليبيون

Godfrey de Bouillon and crusaders

Crusader Period (1099—1291)

Source: Bibliothèque Nationale / Bridgeman Images
Embroidery: Dowlat Abu Shaweesh [Ne’ane], Ramallah
Size: 59 x 96 cm

The First Crusade began in 1099 when Pope Urban II called for a military expedition to help the Byzantines take control of the Holy Land. This inaugurated a period of two centuries in which Christians and Muslims often fought one another.

Further viewing

Palestinian History Tapestry exhibition in Stroud from Feb 18—23rd Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB.

A unique opportunity to view selected pieces from the Palestinian History Tapestry in one of Stroud's premier galleries.

The exhibition will run from the evening of Monday 17th February to Sunday 23rd, opening from 11am—6pm.

Come and see this beautiful work, experience the Palestinian History Tapestry as never before.