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  • Record Number: 13771
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): van Herwaarden , Jan.
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  • Title: The Appearance of Joan of Arc [The author considers the varied circumstances that allowed a young peasant girl to play a key role in France's history; the author discusses the English, Burgundian, and French forces contending for territory, the factions at the dauphin's court, popular
  • Source: Joan of Arc: Reality and Myth.  Edited by Jan van HerwaardenPublikaties van de Faculteit der Historische en Kunstwetenschappen. Maatschappijgeschiedenis.  Verloren, 1994.  Pages 19 - 73.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Charles VII, King of France Joan of Arc, Saint Lay Piety Politics Prophecy
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Twenty illustrations. Figure One Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy (Museum Gotha). Figure Two Joan of Arc in the margin of the Journal of the Paris Parlement, 10 May 1429 (Paris, Archives, Nationales X1A 1481). Figure Three Map of France during the Hundred Years War, ca. 1430 (D.E.H. de Boer, et al, Middeleeuwen, Groningen [1989], p. 123). Figure Four Drawing after a fifteenth-century stained glass window in the Le Mans Cathedral of Yolande of Aragon (H. Wallon, Jeanne d'Arc (Paris 1876), p.47). Figure Five Tympanium of Joan of Arc's home in Domremy. Figure Six St. Michael battling demons (Tournai miniature, ca. 1430-1435; Baltimore, Walters Art Gallery, ms. W281, f. 230). Figure Seven Mary with infant, accompanied by St. Catherine and St. Margaret (anonymous, ca. 1360; Prague, National Gallery). Figure Eight Chinon. Figure Nine Joan of Arc in her armour (Orléans, Maison Jeanne d'Arc). Figure Ten Christine de Pizan (15th century minature; Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, ms. fr. 603). Figure Eleven Jean Gerson (seventeenth-century engraving; Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale). Figure Twelve A miniature from Vigiles de Charles VII (1484); Paris Bibliothèque Nationale, ms. fr. 5054). Figure Thirteen A letter written by Joan of Arc to Philip the Good (Lille, Archives du Nord). Figure Fourteen A pen and ink drawing of the execution of Franquet d'Arras (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, ms. fr. 20361). Figure Fifteen A modern terra cotta statue in the church of Jargeau. Figure Sixteen A portrait of Bernardino of Siena by Sanodi Pietro (Palazzo Pubblico, Siena). Figure Seventeen Facsimile of the beginnings of a copy of the trial in which she was convicted (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, ms. lat. 5969). Figure Eighteen Basilisk of St. Joan of Arc on the Vieux Marché, Rouen. Figure Nineteen Lithograph by Pelissier after a drawing Marjolijn Scheffer made of a painting by Ary Scheffer of Joan of Arc's death, 1876. Figure Twenty General map of routes followed by Joan of Arc (Albert Bigelow Paine, Joan of Arc, Maid of France, New York 1925).
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9065504125