Albigenses



members of a Catharistic sect in the south of France that arose in the 11th century and was exterminated in the 13th century by a crusade (Albigensian Crusade) and the Inquisition.
Historical Examples

In The Albigenses a lycanthrope also is described, a hideous human being that fancies himself a mad wolf.
The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction Dorothy Scarborough

Its fruits recall the worst abuses of the Manichans and the Albigenses.
Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870 Various

His last work, The Albigenses, in a somewhat different style, was pub.
A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature John W. Cousin

The Waldenses and the Albigenses were treated like the Stedinghs.
The Magic of the Middle Ages Viktor Rydberg

Foremost among the popular opponents of the papacy were the Cathari and Albigenses.
The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2) Henry Martyn Baird

The Albigenses—it is a historical monograph upon the Albigenses.
Boston Neighbours In Town and Out Agnes Blake Poor

So accursed, so sickening a sight had not been seen, since the Albigenses were broiled and roasted.
La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages Jules Michelet

But by far the most famous of heretical sects was the sect of the Waldenses or Albigenses.
The Evolution of Love Emil Lucka

It was they who made the success of the Waldenses, the Albigenses, the Humiliati, and many other sects.
Life of St. Francis of Assisi Paul Sabatier

The Donatists, Manicheans, and Albigenses were routed and annihilated by arms.
The Last Reformation F. G. [Frederick George] Smith

plural noun
members of a Manichean sect that flourished in S France from the 11th to the 13th century

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