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Crusades against Cathars, c.1207-1229

Rist, R. (2024) Crusades against Cathars, c.1207-1229. In: Carr, M., Chrissis, N. G. and Raccagni, G. (eds.) Crusading against Christians in the Middle Ages. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 31-54. ISBN 9783031473388

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In the thirteenth century, the papacy authorised military action against a new target in western Europe. Popes called for crusades not only against Muslims in the Holy Land or Spain, and against pagans in the Baltic, but against people in the south of France whom they believed were heretics.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Divisions:Arts, Humanities and Social Science > Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies (GCMS)
ID Code:115968
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan

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