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in 1214 the French under Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages

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Bouvines itself is visibly engaged with the methods and effects of postwar American abstraction: Witness the work's dimensions (roughly eight by twenty feet, unusually large for an abstract work in Paris at that time), as well as Mathieu's professed commitment both to "direct means" (the application of paint directly from the tube or projected at the paint surface by various implements) and to notion-ally improvisatory execution.
El ano pasado, la XXXVIII edicion de la Semana de Estudios Medievales de Estella abordo el tema bajo el titulo 1212-1214: el trienio que hizo a Europa, con objeto de situar aquel acontecimiento en su marco europeo y en conexion con otros dos eventos militares de gran resonancia historica: la batalla de Bouvines (27 de julio de 1214) y la de Muret (12 de septiembre de 1213) (2).
1) 1214 Con la victoria de Felipe II de Francia sobre una coalicion de guelfos, flamencos e ingleses en la batalla de Bouvines, se inaugura la moderna monarquia francesa.
A fundação das universidades, a criação das Ordens Mendicantes, os Franciscanos e os Dominicanos, a vitória, pela primeira vez, de um rei sobre o poder papal (batalha de Bouvines -- 1214) faz com que o Ocidente atravesse, no século XIII, um momento de grandes perturbações.
It's not that difficult, actually: Adrianople (378), Arsuf (1191), and Bouvines (1214) come to mind at once.
This painting was made in much the same way as his other works of the 1950s, which are also often titled with reference to twelfth- or thirteenth-century events (and which, in turn, are often battles: La Bataille de Bouvines, 1954, Battle of Hastings, 1956, La Bataille des Eperons d'or, 1957, and so on).
Un modelo de esta concepcion del acontecimiento fue desarrollado de manera magistral en El domingo de Bouvines de Georges Duby (58); de igual manera, Pierre Nora reintrodujo esta discusion desde una nueva propuesta que permitiera integrar la inflacion del acontecimiento en el tejido de nuestras existencias cotidianas (59).
Nevertheless, a momentous encounter took place on July 27th, 1214, at Bouvines in Flanders, where Philip squared up to Otto and John's northern allies.
Esta nueva realidad era una aventura estacional, una empresa de depredacion, una suerte de costumbre regular, tal como lo ha expresado Georges Duby en su obra El domingo de Bouvines, (6) en la que narra lo que ocurrio el 27 de julio de 1214 en una planicie cercana al poblado de Bouvines, donde el rey de Francia, Felipe Augusto, enfrento, a pesar de si mismo, a la coalicion dirigida por el emperador Otton y compuesta por los condes de Flandes, Fernando, y de Boulogne, Reynaldo.
Sin duda, en esta aseveracion se encuentra la opinion de Georges Duby en el prologo de Le dimanche de Bouvines, (15) propuesta de escribir sobre una batalla, un acontecimiento, un hecho puntual, para asombro de todos aquellos que continuaban el pensamiento de Marc Bloch.
While historians now prefer discussing events rather than recounting them (a trend exemplified in such classics of the Annales as Georges Duby's The Legend of Bouvines and Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie's Carnival in Romans), several works in my corpus show that the tradition of the straight, linear narrative has not completely disappeared from scholarly historiography.
In the early 1990s Roubaix town council initiated the demolition of several housing terraces in the rue de Bouvines, the clearance of slums on the backland behind them and the reuse of the site for a small sports ground with changing rooms, premises for a neighbourhood club and a centre providing a range of facilities for very young children.
Although a narratively innovative member of the Annales school, George Duby still compares battles to chess games in Le Dimanche de Bouvines (The Sunday of Bouvines).
All but one joined the English (anti-Capetian) coalition in the wars between King John of England and King Philip Augustus of France, and all were forced to submit to royal authority in the years after the Battle of Bouvines (1214) and the collapse of the French expedition to conquer England in 1216, in which Robert of Bethune had enlisted as a constable in the English army.
The following year John invaded France in an attempt to regain the provinces of Normandy, Anjou, and Touraine, which he had previously lost, but he was decisively defeated by Philip II of France at the battle of Bouvines.