Trial of Joan of ARC

Trial of Joan of ARC

by Marina Warner, Monica Furlong
     
 
The legend of Joan of Arc - the simple shepherd girl relieving the siege of Orleans and crowning the Dauphin king at Reims - is well known. The record of her trial makes clear that her insistence on cross-dressing - a threat to the establishment which counted for more than her military achievements - was a prime cause of her sentence.

Overview

The legend of Joan of Arc - the simple shepherd girl relieving the siege of Orleans and crowning the Dauphin king at Reims - is well known. The record of her trial makes clear that her insistence on cross-dressing - a threat to the establishment which counted for more than her military achievements - was a prime cause of her sentence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853053545
Publisher:
Morehouse Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
Visionary Women Ser.
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.79(h) x 0.59(d)

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