Jeanne D'Arc: her life and death

Jeanne D'Arc: her life and death  (1896) 
by Margaret Oliphant

Jeanne d'Arc: Her Life and Death. (Heroes of the Nations) was written in 1896 by Scottish novelist and historical writer, Margaret Oliphant about Jeanne d'Arc, and was described as a "vigorous popular presentation, plenty of domestic sentiment and eloquent word-painting, but a deficiency in real historical grasp of the subject." (Tait, 1897)


This Book Is Inscribed In Love Of Our Common Heroine
And In Remembrance Of Long And Faithful
Affection And Friendship


The original book for this text was published as a volume in a series "Heroes of the Nations," edited by Evelyn Abbot, M.H., Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and published by G.P. Putnam's Sons The Knickerbocker Press in 1896. The title material includes the note:

Facta Ducis Vivent, Operosaque
Gloria Rerum-Ovid, In Liviam, 265.
The Hero's Deeds and Hard-Won
Fame Shall Live

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  • Tait, James. Jeanne d'Arc: Her Life and Death. (Heroes of the Nations.) by Oliphant. The English Historical Review, Vol. 12, No. 47. (July, 1897), p. 559.


This work was published before January 1, 1928, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

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