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Synonyms for Cathari

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

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That is why she was interested in the Cathari, who had renounced procreation and whom she discusses in Positions with White Roses.
The fact that some Waldensians had preached against the Cathari was lost.
In the thirteenth century, more than 50,000 Cathari were annihilated as heretics under the strong arm of the Medieval Inquisition.
Greek Orthodox Byzantines and Western Catholics (d = 1) fought dualists (d = 2) such as Paulicians from the seventh to the ninth centuries, Bogomils in the 12th and 13th centuries, and Cathari in the 13th century.
A remarkable example of this procedure, which is also characteristic of his methods, is his treatment of the troubles of the Provencal Jews with the Dominican Inquisition during the struggles of the church with the Albigensians or Cathari.
Chapter two looks at his precursors; chapter three at the general plan of the work; and the following chapters examine in detail Epiphanius' notices of ten heresies (those of Noetus, Menander, Satornilus, Basilides, Carpocrates, the Nicolaitans, Tatian, the Quartodecimans, Cathari and Nazoreans), selected with a view to illustrating his approach.
In the creative mix of the Cathari culture, which benefited from Muslim and Jewish contacts, women were the equals of men; they owned and inherited property and preached the gospel, as the women of the early church preached.