Bouvines


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Bouvines

(bo͞ovēn`), village, Nord dept., N France, in Flanders. In a battle there in 1214, Philip II of France defeated the joint forces of King John of England, Emperor Otto IV, and the count of Flanders, establishing the power of the French monarchy.
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It has been suggested that their response to Mathieu was born of misunderstanding--specifically, a failure to grasp that his interest in making a work like Bouvines lay less in the finished canvas than in the performance of painting.
5) Georges DUBY, El domingo de Bouvines (24 de julio de 1214), Madrid, 1988, pp.
The date of the battle of Bouvines deserves to be as famous as Hastings, mainly because it decided the direction of England's future development as a nation.
Among the extraordinary features of this altogether extraordinary Chronique is the fact that the Anonymous concludes his work with a translation of Guillaume le Breton's Philippide, a Latin verse panegyric of over 9,000 lines, originally written by Guillaume, chaplain to Philip Augustus, to commemorate Philip's victory at Bouvines in 1214.
Las Navas, Muret y Bouvines son campanas de indudable relevancia, no solo por su magnitud belica, sino porque cada una de ellas se ubica de un modo u otro en el punto de partida de una construccion politica renovada, reajustada o reorientada.
A leitura posterior de A batalha de Bouvines (de 1973) de Georges Duby, com pouco mais de 50 anos, segundo indica, o fez reviver, na epoca, suas leituras e lembrancas da infancia e da adolescencia, quando foi um voraz leitor de romances historicos.
Claiming he had an ancestor who had fought in the Battle of Bouvines in 1214, Mathieu assumed his predecessor's role and reenacted each stage of the battle (the capturing of standards, the siege of hills) with thrusts and parries of his long brushes.
The special place that Philip Augustus holds in French history is due chiefly to his spectacular victory over France's mortal enemies at the Battle of Bouvines in 1214, a triumph that secured the Capetian dynasty on the throne and laid the foundations of the modem French state.
Voila la vraie France, celle que tant d'etrangers meconnaissent, la glorieuse pietaille qui, venant de Bouvines, en passant par Austerlitz, nous donna la Marne.
the Young King in 1183, his brother John at Bouvines in 1214 (246-248).
Principal battles: Freteval (near Vendome) (1194); Courcelles (1198); siege of Chateau-Gaillard (near Caudebec) (1203); Bouvines (near Lille) (1214).