14th out of 23 books — 5 voters
The Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade
A compelling introduction to the war against the heretics of Languedoc launched in 1209, combined with a description of the political, economic, religious and social conditions of south-western France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Michael Costen shows why the Cathar heresy came to flourish and how the campaign against it developed into a programme of conquest by...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 15th 1997 by Manchester University Press
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