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    The periods in which these were made differ by more than one thousand years. Trajan's forum was completed in Rome around 113 AD, and Delacroix painted Liberty Leading the people in Paris around 1830. During these time periods, the Romans were celebrating a victory in the Dacian Wars that was fought with their power. On the other hand, the french were amidst revolution against their power, King Charles X. King Charles X was a ruler who oppressed his people by publications restrictive ordinances that were contrary to prior law and who was not well respected by his citizens. On the opposite end of the spectrum, Trajan is considered to be one of the greatest leaders the empire ever had and was respected as such at the time. His column was an immense architectural feat that made use of very expensive building materials such as colored marble (Connolly , "Trajan", 1970), while Liberty Leading the People was a painting that was composed of mere oil on canvas. While the general differences in these pieces are multitudinous, both pieces differ in a much deeper…

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    Let them eat cake. This short, yet powerful statement, is attributed to the French monarch, Marie Antoinette, and she can be seen saying it in the 2006 movie titled Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola. The movie follows the life of the young queen after she arrives from Austria and is thrust into a lavish life as the new Dauphine of France. However, much like the powerful statement of ‘let them eat cake’, which is falsely attributed to Antoinette, many points of this movie fell short of any…

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    northeast France. She was born during the 100 years war and grew up fearful of death just like many others. She was just 16 when she got a special calling. Following this calling Joan of Arc affected the people of Europe by leading the military during the 100 years war. Joan had no special plans in life and being the youngest out of five kids you are expected to follow along in their footsteps which is to stay at home and work the garden and clean the house. Her village is in the middle of the…

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    Joan became an amazing hero throughout the world leading many to victory. Joan always loved the Catholic Church and fighting for her country. Joan died for her country and she became a martyr. Many loved the way she died saving lives. After death her fame increased, then she was canonized and became the patron saint of France. Joan was a small town farm girl that made a difference by saving the French from the English command. She was an inspiration to all who may not know how to read, write,…

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    The Hundred Years War was a long and hard battle for the French. English had taken their land and rebels started to take control of major towns. When the French believed that they weren’t able to take back their land and fall into English and rebel hands, Joan of Arc was able to save them from generations of despair. Joan of Arc, who believed that god sent her to save France, was a huge inspiration, she saved much of the land even if her debut was cut off short due to false accusations. Joan…

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    Joan was born in Domrémy, a narrow village in France in 1412. She was nicknamed “The Maid of Orléans,” She was born as a peasant, her mother is Isabelle Romée, and her father is Jacques D’Arc. Joan was slender and dressed like a boy. Her hair was clipped, neat, and shiny. While using male clothing, Joan was able to associate with these men. Over time, she won their acceptance and with them, was treated as an equal. By that, she gained entry into the male society, acceptance of those she had come…

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    who disguised herself as a man when she heard the “voices” telling her to fight for France against the English at Orléans. There she received the name The Maid of Orléans. She was born in the early 1500s which was a time where there was an ongoing war, called the Hundred Years’ War, between France and England due to the result of trying to find the heir for the French throne. At the age of 18, she led the French army to victory but was later seized and burned on a stake in 1431 for witchery,…

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    Joan of Arc was born in Greux-Domremy, Lorraine, a village in France, on January 6,1412. While growing up her father, Jacques,found work as a farmer and her mother, Isabelle, a stay at home mom who taught Joan practical skills like sewing and spinning clothes. In addition to this, Joan’s mother helped her explore her spirituality and relationship with God. Joan often found herself at shrines of Mary, the Blessed Mother praying for hours at a time. Joan thought her relationship with God could…

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    This Girl is on Fire Introduction Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc), more famously known in France as the Maid of Orleans, is considered a national heroine of France.She has numerous names, such as Joan of Arc, more famously known in France as the Maid of Orleans, or Jeanne d’Arc in French, but for simplicity we will refer to her as Joan of Arc here. Just at the age of 18, she led the French army to battle with England and had a historic victory over England its and french allies, the Burgundians.…

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    The saint I am doing is Joan of Arc. Saint Joan of Arc was born in France in 1412. She died on May 30, 1431. On history.com it says that “she a peasant girl living in medieval France, believed that God had chosen her to lead France to victory in its long-running war with England”. With no military training, Joan convinced the embattled crown prince Charles of Valois to allow her to lead a French army to the besieged city of Orléans. After seeing the prince crowned King Charles VII, Joan was…

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