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Catharism was a religious movement with dualist Christian and Gnostic elements that appeared in the Languedoc in the eleventh century and flourished in the 12
Cathars in general formed an anti-sacerdotal party in opposition to the Catholic Church, and raised a continued protest against the corruption and indolence of the Roman Catholic clergy.
From May 1243 to March 1244, the Cathar fortress of Monts├ęgur was besieged by the troops of the seneschal of Carcassonne and the archbishop of Narbonne.
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Cathars being expelled from [[Carcassone in 1209.]] Catharism was a movement with Gnostic elements that originated around the middle of the 10th century, branded by the contemporary Roman Catholic Church as heretical.
The Cathars, however, gained ground in the south thanks to the protection given by William, Duke of Aquitaine, and a significant proportion of the southern nobility.
From May 1243 to March 1244, the Cathar citadel of Monts├ęgur was besieged by the troops of the seneschal of Carcassonne and the archbishop of Narbonne.
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Catharism was a religious movement with dualistic and Gnostic elements that appeared in the Languedoc in the eleventh century and flourished in the 12
It is difficult to form any precise idea of the Cathar doctrines, as all the existing knowledge of them is derived from their opponents, and the few texts from the Cathars (the Rituel Cathare de Lyon and the Nouveau Testament en Provencal) contain little information concerning their beliefs and moral practices.
In January 1208 the papal legate, Pierre de Castelnau was sent to meet with Cathar leader, Count Raymond VI of Toulouse.
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