Albigensian Al`bi*gen"sian, a. Of or pertaining to the Albigenses. [1913 Webster]

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  • Albigensian — c.1600, relating to the Albigenses, Catharist religious reformers of southern France c.1020 1250, M.L. Albigenses (12c.), from Fr. Albi, name of the town in Languedoc where they lived and were first condemned as heretics (1176). The town name is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Albigensian — adjective of or relating to Albigenses or Albigensianism • Pertains to noun: ↑Albigensianism, ↑Albigenses • Derivationally related forms: ↑Albigenses * * * adjective or noun see albigenses * * * Albigensian /al bi jenˈsi ən/ adjectiv …   Useful english dictionary

  • Albigensian — adjective or noun see Albigenses …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Albigensian — See Albigenses. * * * …   Universalium

  • Albigensian — adjective Of or pertaining to the Albigenses …   Wiktionary

  • Albigensian — a heretical movement found in Germany, Italy and France in the 11th to 13th centuries, based on a dualist belief in two Gods, one of good and one of evil; also known as Cathars …   Medieval glossary

  • albigensian — al·bi·gen·sian …   English syllables

  • Albigensian Crusade — Part of the Crusades Political map of Languedoc on the eve of the Albigensian Crusade …   Wikipedia

  • Albigensian Crusade — (1209–29) Crusade called by Pope Innocent III against the heretical Cathari of southern France. The war pitted the nobility of northern France against that of southern France, and it eventually involved the king of France who established his… …   Universalium

  • Song of the Albigensian Crusade — Louis VIII of France taking Marmande, from the sole surviving manuscript of the Song of the Albigensian Crusade The Song of the Albigensian Crusade is an Old Occitan epic poem narrating events of the Albigensian Crusade from March 1208 to June… …   Wikipedia

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