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Re-mapping the ‘Great Inquisition’ of 1245–46: The Case of Mas-Saintes-Puelles and Saint-Martin-Lalande

Jean-Paul Rehr;
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  • Published: 16 Apr 2019
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
MS 609 of the Bibliothèque municipale de Toulouse contains the registry of the largest known medieval inquisition, the so-called ‘Great Inquisition’ lead by two Dominicans at Toulouse between 1245 and 1246. Since its discovery in the nineteenth century, this registry has remained unedited and is rarely studied in detail. Yet it has become famous for being the record of a broad inquisition into the ‘general state of the faith’, one that affirms that Catharism – the theory of a dualist, organized heretical counter-Church which brought the Albigensian crusade and eventual inquisition to the lands of the Count of Toulouse – was widespread between Toulouse and Carcas...
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free text keywords: Network analysis, Heresy, inquisition, [SHS.HIST]Humanities and Social Sciences/History, [SHS.RELIG]Humanities and Social Sciences/Religions, History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, AZ20-999, Sociology and Political Science, General Arts and Humanities, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, medieval studies, lcsh:History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, lcsh:AZ20-999, Heresy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, SAINT, Population, education.field_of_study, education, History, Dualism, Classics, Close reading, General state, Digital edition
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