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Joan Of Arc

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ISBN : OCLC:870691891
Genre : Christian saints
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Joan Of Arc Her Story

Author : Regine Pernoud
ISBN : 0312227302
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a distinguished English translation, the bestselling French book now considered the standard biography of Joan published just in time for the upcoming film by Luc Besson.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Joan Of Arc

Author : Regine Pernoud
ISBN : 9781461660422
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Using historical documents and translated by Régine Pernoud, Joan of Arc seeks to answer the questions asked by Joan's contemporaries as well as us: Who was she? Whence came she? What had been her life and exploits? First published in the United States in 1966 by Stein and Day, this book reveals the historical Joan, described in contemporary documents by her allies as well as her enemies.
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Joan Of Arc

Author : Willard Trask
ISBN : 1258024225
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Joan Of Arc

Author : Helen Castor
ISBN : 9780062384416
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From the author of the acclaimed She-Wolves, the complex, surprising, and engaging story of one of the most remarkable women of the medieval world—as never told before. Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping story of the peasant girl from Domremy who hears voices from God, leads the French army to victory, is burned at the stake for heresy, and eventually becomes a saint. But unlike the traditional narrative, a story already shaped by the knowledge of what Joan would become and told in hindsight, Castor’s Joan of Arc: A History takes us back to fifteenth century France and tells the story forwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no one—not Joan herself, nor the people around her—princes, bishops, soldiers, or peasants—knew what would happen next. Adding complexity, depth, and fresh insight into Joan’s life, and placing her actions in the context of the larger political and religious conflicts of fifteenth century France, Joan of Arc: A History is history at its finest and a surprising new portrait of this remarkable woman. Joan of Arc: A History features an 8-page color insert.
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Joan Of Arc And The Hundred Years War

Author : Deborah A. Fraioli
ISBN : 0313324581
Genre : History
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Collects essays on the life of Joan of Arc, discussing her role in the Hundred Years War between France and England, and includes chronologies, genealogies, biographies of key players, and transcripts of primary documents.
Category: History

Joan Of Arc Annotated

Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : 0988323095
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This exclusive publication contains more than 200 pages of "bonus material," including extensive excerpts from the transcripts of Joan of Arc's trial that focus on her mystical experiences, her adamant defense of her right to wear men's clothes, and the abusive treatment she experienced at the hands of her clerical judges. The transcripts were abridged, translated and edited for readability in modern English by Emilia Philomena Sanguinetti.Joan of Arc first heard a Voice from God when she was 13, and at the age of 15, she began to have frequent encounters with St. Michael the Archangel, St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Margaret of Antioch. Her Voices, as she called them, were not only interior locutions, but were almost always accompanied by a visible light. She saw a "great light" coming from the side where the Voices originated, and the light "comes in the name of the Voice." (All quotes here are from the official transcripts of her trial, where she was ultimately found guilty and condemned to death because "the judges found this woman superstitious, a witch, idolatrous, a conjurer of demons, blasphemous towards God and His saints, a schismatic and greatly erring in the faith of Jesus Christ.")On May 30, 1431, when she was 19 years old, Joan of Arc was chained to a tall pillar surrounded by wooden planks and burned to death. She was later found to be an innocent victim of clerics who were hungry for secular power and motivated by political factors that arose during the Hundred Years War between France and England.Incredibly, as a 17 year old teenage girl, Joan of Arc led thousands of men in military battles that were decisive in ending the Hundred Years War. She was officially appointed as commander-in-chief of the French army by King Charles VII, but he later abandoned her when he could have intervened to save her from execution.Of all the crimes that Joan was charged with during her trial, she was executed solely on the basis of only one of those crimes: wearing men's clothes.

If Joan Of Arc Had Cancer

Author : Janet Lynn Roseman, PhD
ISBN : 9781608683185
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Reclaim Inner Strength, Courage, and Faith Joan of Arc, the fourteenth-century teenager who led the armies of France before facing the Inquisition, stands as the quintessential icon of feminine courage and faith. These are the attributes most needed by women facing a diagnosis of cancer or any life-threatening disease. Drawing directly from the words Joan spoke at her trial, author Janet Lynn Roseman presents thirty-one Flames of Courage and thirty-one Gateways to be used over the course of a month or a year to resurrect inner fortitude and create an environment for healing. Her approach encompasses body, mind, and spirit and will help you access and reclaim your personal power to find healing and peace in your journey. “Instead of discovering on our own how to survive when confronted by a life-threatening illness, why not learn from those who have preceded us and made the wisdom of survivor behavior available to us all? Janet Lynn Roseman’s book shares that wisdom, which I know from experience, and speaks the truth. Survivors’ stories, and the wisdom of the sages, all have common themes. Read Janet’s and Joan of Arc’s wisdom and let it guide you on your journey through life.” — Dr. Bernie S. Siegel, author of The Art of Healing and Love, Medicine, and Miracles
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Joan Of Arc And The God Of The Bible

Author : Chris Snidow
ISBN : 9781483537870
Genre : Religion
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Joan of Arc... Witch? Saint? Agent of the devil? Holy warrior? Accused of being the devil’s pawn in 1430, Joan of Arc was eventually burned at the stake for witchcraft. But was she really a witch? At seventeen years of age, she remains the youngest supreme military commander (male or female) in history, and the most attested person up to the sixteenth century. Her well documented accomplishments are universally accepted. Her story attracts Protestants, Catholics, and non-believers alike. But HOW was she able to save France during the 15th century? After all, women’s rights weren’t exactly in the forefront at that time. For Joan, the answer was never complicated. She was sent by God. And not just any god, but the God of the Bible. Could this really be true? If so, then there is much to learn from her story. In Joan of Arc and the God of the Bible-THE WITCH THAT WASN'T, author Chris Snidow examines the many parallels and similarities between Joan and the prophet/saints of the Bible, providing striking and undeniable evidence between these powerful witnesses for God. Her prayer-centered life, humble spirit, interactions with God's messengers, bold actions, love of God, unlikely but consistently fulfilled prophesies...these are all traits seen in the great prophet/saints of Scripture. Joan was the game-changer of her time and place, and after her, France would forever be free of the English, and take its influential place in European history. People have wrestled with the supernatural aspects of Joan of Arc’s case for centuries. But here and now, during this time of increasing New Age spirituality, Mr. Snidow’s scripturally based examination reveals Joan as a powerful witness for the Triune God of the Bible. She was the witch that wasn’t! This book first appeared in 2006 under the title Joan of Arc and the God of the Bible. A French version followed in 2009. In 2013, the Revised and Expanded Edition came out, full of numerous additional quotes, examples, references and information. Now this 2014 edition, The Witch That Wasn't, provides still more relevant and new information, along with a number of other improvements. And as with the previous editions, the never-ending attempt to make the final manuscript as reader-friendly as possible remains a primary goal.
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Joan Of Arc

Author : Marina Warner
ISBN : 9780199639939
Genre : Social Science
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Joan has a unique role in Western imagination--she is one of the few true female heroes. Marina Warner uses her superb historical and literary skills to move beyond conventional biography and to capture the essence of Joan of Arc, both as she lived in her own time and as she has "grown" in the human imagination over the five centuries since her death. She has examined the court documents from Joan of Arc's 1431 Inquisition trial for heresy and woven the facts together with an analysis of the histories, biographies, plays, and paintings and sculptures that have appeared over time to honor this heroine and symbol of France's nationhood. Warner shows how the few facts that are known about the woman Joan have been shaped to suit the aims of those who have chosen her as their hero. The book places Joan in the context of the mythology of the female hero and takes note of her historical antecedents, both pagan and Christian and the role she has played up to the present as the embodiment of an ideal, whether as Amazon, saint, child of nature, or personification of virtue.
Category: Social Science