On Cathars, Albigenses, and good men of Languedoc

@article{Pegg2001OnCA,
  title={On Cathars, Albigenses, and good men of Languedoc},
  author={Mark Gregory Pegg},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={181 - 195}
}
  • Mark Gregory Pegg
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • Journal of Medieval History
  • This essay proposes a re-evaluation of how Cathars, Albigenses, and the heresy of the good men are studied. It argues that some commonplace notions about the Cathars, virtually unaltered for over a hundred years, are far from settled — especially when inquisition records from Languedoc are taken into account. It is this historiography, supported by a tendency to see heresy in idealist and intellectualist bias, suggests how the history of the Cathars and the good men might be rethought. ☆ This… CONTINUE READING
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