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Synonyms for Albigenses

a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries

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There were just like everyone else, but no one could have said anything really more damaging than that about them, for it was a deadly argument used by the Perfect [the Albigensian ascetics], who certainly were ascetics and whom no one could accuse of being like their followers.
To control those already organized in opposition against it, the Church worked aggressively to extirpate entrenched heresy through various repressive measures: prohibitions, anathemas, inquisitorial processes, and the Albigensian Crusade, all aiming to strike at these resilient new sects.
In one of the most notorious atrocities of the 20-year Albigensian wars in France, Simon de Montfort took the city of Bram in 1210.
(58) See Pegg, The Corruption of Angels; Pegg, 'On the Cathars, the Albigensians, and Good Men of Languedoc'; Pegg, 'Questions About Questions: Toulouse 609 and the Great Inquisition of 1245-1246', in Texts and the Repression of Medieval Heresy, eds Peter Biller and Caterina Bruschi (York: York Medieval Press, 2002), pp.
None of these warriors will have the blood of the enemy in their face and, possibly, on their conscience like the knights of the Albigensian holocaust.
Remarkably few comprehensive works exist about the pivotal crusade against the "Albigensians." This author's contribution certainly helps to fill that historiographical gap.
IDPA split off from it almost 15 years ago over differences in equipment and approach--differences that from this distance appear to matter about as much as what caused the French to go after the Albigensians a couple of centuries ago.
Chapter two begins by placing Christian commentary of the eleventh and twelfth century within two opposing complementary trends--introspective reformism (the new monasticism of Cluny and Citeaux) and centrifugal expansion (the Crusades and anti-heretical campaigns such as those against the Albigensians).
Subjects from the preaching of the First Crusade in 1098 through the later Crusades against the Albigensians and other heretical sects are included.
The Cathars of southern France, known as Albigensians after the city of Albi, a stronghold of heresy, were admired and protected by many of the local lords, most notably Count Raymond VI of Toulouse.
As a result, Orchard and Graves uncritically interchanged "Baptists" with a host of disparate dissenting groups including Montanists, Novationists, Paulicians, Bogomils, Albigensians, Waldensians, Lollards, Hussites, and Anabaptists.
Or they were incompatible sectarians and heretics--Waldensians, Albigensians, Lollards, Lutherans Zwinglians, Calvinists, etc.--"where every man canonizeth or condemneth according to his own fancy," without the "great and long search," the "many hundred persons examined," and "many records ...
Following quickly on the heels of the Waldensians and Albigensians, the Spiritual Franciscans also identified the pope with the Antichrist.
Are we to believe that the murder of the papal legate Pierre de Castelnau by Provencal Albigensians and the Anabaptist takeover of Munster, to cite only the most notorious examples, were purely political events lacking any necessary connection to the beliefs of their instigators?