Montaillou: Cathars and Catholics In A French Village 1294 - 1324

  • Emmanuel Bernard Le Roy Ladurie
  • Author:  Emmanuel Bernard Le Roy Ladurie
  • Year: 18-09-2017
  • Translator from French: Nedka Kapralova
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  2003-01
  • SKU: 13.0109
  • ISBN: 978-619-01-0097-3
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With a new introduction by author Le Roy Ladurie, this special edition offers a fascinating history of a fourteenth-century village, Montaillou, in the mountainous region of southern France, almost destroyed by internal feuds and religious heterodoxy. Ladurie's portrait is based on a detailed register of Jacques Fournier, Bishop of Pamiers and future Pope Benedict XII, who conducted rigorous inquisition into heresy within his diocese. Fournier was a consummate inquisitor, an acute psychologist who was able to elicit from the accused the innermost secrets of their thoughts and actions. He was pitiless in the pursuit of error, and meticulous in recording that pursuit.

LeRoy Ladurie analyzes the behavior, demography, social mentality, and cosmology of the community of peasants and shepherds, and vividly evokes the daily life of the village and mountain pastures. His portrait of Montaillou is dominated by the personal histories of two men: the curé Pierre Clergue, a brutal and powerful man who placed his enemies in the hands of the inquisitor; and the shepherd Pierre Maury, a friend of the Albigensian perfecti and a fatalist who returned from Spain to disappear in the inquisitor's prison in his own country. Montaillou, which has received even more praise than LeRoy Ladurie's earlier work, provides a portrait of a fascinating place with a dark, intriguing history.

About the Author

Emmanuel Bernard Le Roy Ladurie

Emmanuel Bernard Le Roy Ladurie

Emmanuel Bernard Le Roy Ladurie (born 19 July 1929) is a French historian whose work is mainly focused upon Languedoc in the Ancien Régime, particularly the history of the peasantry. One of the leadin... Read more

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Tags: Researches,Middle Ages,Way of Life & Spirituality,Culturology,Folkloristics,Bogomilism

Specification
Year 18-09-2017
Translator from French: Nedka Kapralova
Pages 600
Size 168/240 мм
Weight 0.88 kg
Cover Type Hardcover
Genre Researches, Middle Ages, Way of Life & Spirituality, Culturology, Folkloristics, Bogomilism

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