This web project is a effort to record and publish the history of Jeanne d'Arc in hypermedia and networking. Not only offer general readers an intriguing and authentic insight into a past age, but also provide artists, historians, students, and theatre and film with a highly accurate source of reference material.
This project is displayed for educational or research purposes, and enjoyment of others. It's a non-profit (non-commercial) and non-religious & non-political site aimed at bringing the story of Jeanne d'Arc and Medieval Studies story to a wider audience.
Explicit goals are to provide accurate and balanced history with input from as many sources as possible and maximum access to the results worldwide. Its founding principle is to work together in as open manner as possible in producing a definitive history and historical archive about Jeanne d'Arc and some sources for Medieval Studies especially regarding the subject "The Hundred Years' War ".
One of the motivations for the creation of jeanne-darc.dk is the belief that historical information should not be locked away and viewed only by a privileged few, or those lucky enough to have access to a particular museum, but should be 'virtually' accessible to all via the internet.
Yes, it is possible to contribute to the project.
Any articles, essays, pictures, texts, books etc. are welcome. e-mail here It must be as historically accurate as possible, but secular perspective or a philosophy, is also welcomed. Photographs to accompany your article are encouraged, as well as illustrations or drawings.
Please include an optional short paragraph about the conditions or situation where a picture was taken I may have to crop or resize your image to properly fit it into jeanne-darc.dk main page and design. Please do not send copyright material unless you are the author. I reserves the right to not post unsuitable subjects. Contributes it is possible to contribute to the project.
Any articles, essays, pictures, texts, books etc. are welcome. It must be as historically accurate as possible, but secular perspective or a philosophy, is also welcomed. Photographs to accompany your article are encouraged, as well as illustrations or drawings.
I may have to crop or resize your image to properly fit it into the projects design. Please do not send copyrighted material unless you are the author. I reserves the right to not post or answer unsuitable subjects.
Technical problems & feedback?
Please report broken links or mistakes in this site.
To view this website correctly please use Safari or Firefox! Some have experienced problems due to slow connections or heavy graphics on this site. Should this occur, try clean your browsers cache, or refresh the page.
The site can require these plug-ins. QuickTime & Flash.
Copyright in general?
This web site is partly build from various sources, with help from all over the world so privacy and publicity rights may apply, then it will indicate the source if applicable.
As far as is known, the documents and works created to this project are not eligible for copyright protection, so the site is copy-permitted. However, if you do reduplicate the documents, please indicate the source.
Many of the paintings displayed on this site are in private collections, or their current location is unknown. All picture files herein retain their original/current copyrights which are held by their respective owners. These pictures are for personal use only and may not be used in any commercial application.
Many images and illustrations was found at auction catalogues, and kindly contributions from users with own collections of Jeanne d'Arc art. Copyrights for all photographs remain with the respective photographers.
If the current location of a picture is known, the owning institution (eg museum, art gallery, private foundation) is named along with a link to the institution's website, if applicable.
In no way does this project or any affiliated parties claim ownership of the art exhibited.
Use of any documents from this Server is for informational and non-commercial use only.
No permission is granted for commercial use in any way whatsoever.
Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights, personality rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the articles at this web project are the property of their respective owners.
If you are planning to use this web project in your classroom teaching, please do so in compliance with the restrictions noted above, with the understanding that this is for classroom use only.
This web project is an online open-content history encyclopaedia, that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups who are developing a common resource of human knowledge.
Its structure allows anyone with an Internet connection and World Wide Web browser to alter the content found here. Therefore, please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by professionals with the expertise necessary to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.
That's not to say that you won't find valuable and accurate information here, however please be advised that this web project cannot guarantee, in any way whatsoever, the validity of the information found here.
Every day, the resources available on the web are increasing, and the number of webpage's on Jeanne d'Arc's life and Medieval History are no exception.
On the links page
, I have tried to bring you the Internet resources for a variety of interesting resources. Please contact me
if there is a web resource out there - that you think I should add to this page.
Linking to this site?
This site is link-free. jeanne-darc.dk
appreciates links in your own web pages to this site in the form of a link to the introductory page.
There are many, many people who have helped in tremendous ways to get this project started and who keep it going.
Boris Zeichner, Brian Fly Sthur, Camilla Hamann, Hanne Bie, Jeanne Hansen, Joa Kjærby Lorenzen, Jørn Bie, Kirsten Brabrand, Sara Bech Jakobsen, Tina Andersen, Ulla De Frey, Vagn Hansen.
Special Thanks: to Ole & Inge-Lise Fischer Thomsen. Who donated so many old history books and articles, especially the fine old rare history books.
This project succeeds because of the generosity of the community it serves, and I would like to say a special thanks to the users, and the contributors out there who have used, seen, or sent to jeanne-darc.dk, your contributions and support are truly appreciated. Thank you!
Sources & References list
Sources & References list: his web site is created with kindly contributions from users, such as historians, students, artists, writers, and everybody with a passion and devotion for Jeanne D'arc's history.
Below is a list references for the research and verification of material of this web-site.
Scott, W. S.
Lynn Harry Nelson
William Harrison Ainsworth
International Joan of Arc Society
The French Institute. Denmark
The Catholic Church. Denmark
The Royal Danish Library. Denmark
The Danish University. (Copenhagen)
The British Library
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
The original trial manuscript in the National Archives of France
Sources & research Looking for more Research and Documentation?
Take a look at the Bibliography list in English and French translation.
Students, artists, writers, and everybody with a passion and devotion for Jeanne d'Ar and medieval history. This online database and exhibition will hopefully show through out collection of books, sculpture/monuments, posters, comics, paintings, medals, coins, porcelains, manuscripts, etc.... - to explore how the same historical facts can create so many Jeanne d'Arcs.
This web project (jeanne-darc.dk)was created in 2000 as a continuation of the (jeannedarc.dk) founded in 1997. It took five years in the making of the project, before the site became public.
The site went online new years day 01/01-2004.
About the creator?
This project is pure 'labour of love' and is tended by a dedicated history and art lover in his spare time. Founder and designer of this project is Søren Bie, living an study in Copenhagen. Denmark. Scandinavia.
This web site is only partly build , and will be in a constant state of construction.
New items and information about Jeanne d'Arc and medieval customs will be added and updated on a continuing basis as they are discovered, and as time permits.
The pages currently available are experimental , and only with few pictures; some are still under construction and/or may be replaced with expanded versions.