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history of the Albigensian crusade Peter of les-Vaux-de-Cernay"s Historia Albigensis by Petrus Sarnensis

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Albigenses,
  • Heresies, Christian -- France -- Languedoc (France) -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPeter of les-Vaux-de-Cernay"s Historia Albigensis
Statementtranslated by W.A. Sibly and M.D. Sibly.
ContributionsSibly, W. A., Sibly, M. D.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15585429M
ISBN 100851158072, 0851156584
OCLC/WorldCa44851658

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