The Life of Joan of Arc. Volume 2


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. The Royal Army from Soissons to Compiègne. Poem and Prophecy

Chapter II. The Maid’s First Visit to Compiègne. The Three Popes. Saint-Denys. Truces

Chapter III. The Attack on Paris

Chapter IV. The Taking Of Saint-Pierre-le-Moustier. Friar Richard’s Spiritual Daughters. The Siege of La Charité

Chapter V. Letter to the Citizens of Reims. Letter to the Hussites. Departure from Sully

Chapter VI. The Maid in the Trenches of Melun. Le Seigneur de l’Ours. The Child of Lagny

Chapter VII. Soissons and Compiègne. Capture of the Maid

Chapter VIII. The Maid at Beaulieu. The Shepherd of Gévauda

Chapter IX. The Maid at Beaurevoir. Catherine de la Rochelle at Paris. Execution of La Pierronne

Chapter X. Beaurevoir. Arras. Rouen. The Trial for Lapse

Chapter XI. The Trial for Lapse (continued)

Chapter XII. The Trial for Lapse (continued)

Chapter XIII. The Abjuration. The First Sentence

Chapter XIV. The Trial for Relapse. Second Sentence. Death of the Maid

Chapter XV. After the Death of the Maid. The End of the Shepherd. La Dame des Armoises

Chapter XVI. After the Death of the Maid (continued). The Rouen Judges at the Council of Bâle
and the Pragmatic Sanction. The Rehabilitation Trial. The Maid of Sarmaize. The Maid of Le Mans

Appendix I. Letter from Doctor G. Dumas

Appendix II. The Farrier of Salon

Appendix III. Martin de Gallardon

Appendix IV. Iconographical Note


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