The Deeds of Philip Augustus with Cecilia Gaposchkin and Sean Field
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August 25, 2022

The Deeds of Philip Augustus with Cecilia Gaposchkin and Sean Field

As a teenage king, a crusader, and a bigamist, Philip Augustus’ life story is filled with enough saintliness and scandal to satisfy the appetites of any medieval chronicler. This week, Danièle speaks with Cecilia Gaposchkin and Sean Field about the life of Philip II Augustus, as recorded by a contemporary monk.

M. Cecilia Gaposchkin is the Chair of the Department of History at Dartmouth College. Sean L. Field is Professor of History at the University of Vermont. Togethter they edited The Deeds of Philip Augustus: An English Translation of Rigord’s “Gesta Philippi Augusti”, which was translated by Larry M. Field and published by Cornell University Press.

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Top Image: Bodleian Library MS. Douce 217 fol. 227v August 25, 2022 at 09:32AM

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