The Life of Joan of Arc. Volume 1


Anatole France

Series: Political Science and History
BISAC: BIO018000

This 2 volume book paints an accurate picture of Joan of Arc both as a religious and historical figure. In this book, Joan emerges as an exemplary human being, with a character as near to perfection as anyone could achieve, whether one believes in Christian teachings or not. (Imprint: SNOVA)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



List of Illustrations

Chapter I. Childhood

Chapter II. Voices

Chapter III. First Visit to Vaucouleurs. Flight to Neufchâteau. Journey to Toul. Second Visit to Vaucouleurs

Chapter IV. Journey to Nancy. Itinerary from Vaucouleurs to Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois

Chapter V. The Siege of Orléans from the 12th of October, 1428, to the 6th of March, 1429

Chapter VI. The Maid at Chinon—Prophecies

Chapter VII. The Maid at Poitiers

Chapter VIII. The Maid at Poitiers (continued)

Chapter IX. The Maid at Tours

Chapter X. The Siege of Orléans from the 7th of March to the 28th of April, 1429

Chapter XI. The Maid at Blois. Letter to the English. Departure for Orléans

Chapter XII. The Maid at Orléans

Chapter XIII. The Taking of Les Tourelles and the Deliverance of Orléans

Chapter XIV. The Maid at Tours and Selles-en-Berry. Treatises of Jacques Gélu and Jean Gerson

Chapter XV. Taking of Jargeau. The Meung Bridge. Beaugency

Chapter XVI. The Battle of Patay. Opinions of Italian and German Clerks. The Gien Army

Chapter XVII. The Auxerre Convention. Friar Richard. The Surrender of Troyes

Chapter XVIII. The Surrender of Châlons and of Reims. The Coronation

Chapter XIX. Rise of the Legend


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