Translation of chivalry in Spanish:


caballerosidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃɪvəlri/ /ˈʃɪv(ə)lri/


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    (in conduct) caballerosidad feminine
    (in conduct) cortesía feminine
    History caballería feminine
    the age of chivalry los tiempos de la caballería andante
    • (the age of) chivalry is not dead aún quedan caballeros
    • Many such characters desperately need a ‘code’ to live by, like the social code of chivalry for Don Quixote.
    • During the Middle Ages, chivalry was a code of brave and courteous conduct for knights.
    • They will consider different interpretations of the famous clash of August 22nd, 1485, within the broader context of medieval warfare and chivalry.
    • It speaks of jousts, tournaments, wizards, falconry, enchantresses, damsels in distress, wars, quests, and the code of chivalry.
    • He was also encouraged to display the virtues of chivalry, a code of conduct created by the clergy to curb the brutality of this order of knights.
    • The code of chivalry that embodied the knightly ideals - honor, generosity and courtesy - became the code of honor of the gentleman, and the foundation of fencing etiquette.
    • A code of behavior, chivalry, evolved from these feudal contests of skill.
    • Later medieval chivalry has been criticized for being decadent and other-worldly, yet it never lost touch with the changing military dimensions of war nor was blind to its bloody realities.
    • Saladin, as in most of the medieval chronicles, represents chivalry.
    • The festival of music, dance, martial arts and medieval chivalry will showcase a variety of costumes, colour and culture.
    • For a moment, I felt like I had been transported back in time, into a medieval world of chivalry and magic.
    • Like many before and since, Chandler saw the detective as embodying the medieval conception of chivalry.
    • It was at this court, and at her daughter Marie's in Champagne, that the codes of chivalry and of courtly love were established, in close contact with the great ladies.
    • Only the nobility participated in warfare, using the symbol of medieval chivalry, the chariot.
    • Orders of chivalry had their origins in the religious orders of the Medieval Church, and in particular those created in the Holy Land during the crusades.
    • This is reinforced by the final exchange between Gawain and the Green Knight where the poet shows the way he feels feudalism should work - by banishing courtly love and women from the code of chivalry.
    • Who does not remember the eccentric hero who chose to live in the medieval world of chivalry and thought of himself as a knight in shining armour?
    • However, Woo does not celebrate this violence, but rather uses it to represent a nostalgia for a lost code of honor and chivalry that he sees as necessary for human survival.
    • She was impressed by his attention to the codes of chivalry.
    • Once again, chivalry and morals, my friends, will take you places.
    • Joan united ‘to her maidenly virtues the martial courage and ardor of the noblest knights of chivalry,’ the author argued.
    • A court dealing with his appeal over an earlier confrontation heard that from a young age he had been regaled with stories of daring deeds, courage and chivalry in the SAS, told by his father, Tony.
    • In that imaginary reality what drives people to act in one way or another is ideas of honour, chivalry, nobility and heroism.
    • The article stressed the explicit Catholicity of Christian chivalry, comparing the ideals that bound knights to service with the characteristic vows of Catholic monastic life.
    • All the courageous deeds and tales of chivalry that they had so eagerly talked about were so far away now, like a faint memory just out of reach.
    • There were the Knights of the Round Table, vowed to the highest ideals of chivalry, and the greatest of them, Sir Lancelot, who, of course, has a tragic love affair with the Queen.
    • The full flowering of the ideals of knighthood and chivalry is found in poetry in the high Middle Ages.
    • The war was fought with heavy loss of life and notable courage and chivalry on both sides.
    • Louis IX of France, canonized after his death, was in his lifetime a model of chivalry, justice, and piety for western Christendom, at once a rival and an exemplar to the English king.
    • Loyalty, honesty, frankness, gratitude, chivalry, magnanimity - these are the hallmarks of the good friend, the good husband and father, the nice guy we all hope our daughters will marry.
    • More resonantly, Joan, due to her chastity, courage, chivalry, piety and intelligence, personified an exceptional female figurehead.
    • With the absence of humility, yet his important role in society and his ideals of chivalry, Beowulf was the definition of a hero in his own time.
    • However, Brooks' point is that ambition crowds out other cultivated qualities, such as chivalry.
    • It was the idea of chivalry and courage that appealed.
    • The fact that you were a woman did not absolve you from keeping to the ideals of chivalry, in times of crisis and in your ordinary life.
    • Manuals of chivalry exhorted the ideal man of arms to be temperate to preserve the fighting edge.
    • What is the big idea behind chivalry or expecting a man to do things that might seem unnatural to him?
    • He was adored by his men, not least for his courage, chivalry and handsome appearance.
    • This is the man whom folklorists and historians - by unimaginable mental and moral gymnastics - have endowed with qualities of quixotic chivalry, and set up as a national hero.
    • I figure that chivalry, honour, friendship and, of course, romance are all part of film noir as is the inner darkness of the central character - usually - and certainly the villains.
    • The scale rewards honor, chivalry and courage, but also deducts for blatant foolishness and sheer idiocy.