Aljubarrota


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Aljubarrota

(əlzho͞obər-rô`tə), village, Leiria dist., W central Portugal, in Beira Litoral. On Aug. 14, 1385, it was the site of the momentous battle in which the Portuguese, aided by English archers, defeated the forces of the Spanish King John I of Castile, thus assuring Portuguese independence. Nuno Álvares Pereira was the Portuguese hero of the battle.
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68) Os feitos dos portugueses contra as tropas de Napoleao foram assim inseridos em uma narrativa patriotica, que ressaltava as glorias militares lusitanas em momentos de crise politica, como Aljubarrota (1383) e a guerra da Restauracao (1640-1668).
Serve melhor a patria, pois lhe enriquece a literatura/as lettras, um grande poeta communista/anti-patriota ou immoral (85) do que um pobre diabo que verseja relesmente (86) em louvor (87) de Aljubarrota ou das Florinhas da Rua.
We signed a Treaty of Alliance with Portugal in 1373 when the English fought alongside them against Spain at the battle of Aljubarrota.
Two much smaller groups of studies conclude the volume: under the heading `Convivencia -- action and reaction' we find Robert Burns on Christian--Muslim tensions in thirteenth-century Valencia, and Nina Melechen on the Jewish community of Tudela; and `A century of decline' contains Andrew Villalon on Pedro the Cruel, Thomas Izbicki on reactions to the battle of Aljubarrota, and Joseph O'Callaghan on Lopez de Ayala and the Church of his time.
Other reasons were the VAT fiscal credit increase related to these investments, the Cuenca Lusitana project in Portugal (exploration in the Aljubarrota Area), the Company's participation in the Chihuidos area through its affiliate, Atalaya Energy S.
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