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The History of the Albigensian Crusade Peter of les Vaux-de-Cernay"s `Historia Albigensis" by

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Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English


  • Blasphemy, heresy, apostasy,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Holy war,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Heresies, Christian,
  • Church History,
  • Source,
  • Religion,
  • History - General History,
  • Medieval,
  • France,
  • Europe,
  • History,
  • History / Medieval,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Sources,
  • Theology,
  • Albigenses,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Languedoc,
  • Middle Ages, 600-1500

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsW.A. Sibly (Translator), M.D. Sibly (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8277607M
ISBN 100851156584
ISBN 109780851156583

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