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The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen: Volume III

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168372
eISBN:
9780199784745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168372.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book is the third and final volume of the entire collection of the extant letters of Hildegard of Bingen translated from Hildegard’s sometimes rather quirky Latin into English. Contained here ... More


Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Carol Lansing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Catharism was a popular medieval heresy based on the belief that the creation of humankind was a disaster in which angelic spirits were trapped in matter by the devil. Their only goal was to escape ... More


The Cathars

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter locates the Orvietans which are linked to Catharism within the bigger social and political context and compares them with what is known of the Cathars in Florence in the 1240s. It ... More


Dissent

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Signs of heretical protest are evident in the period from 1050–1140, although it is hard to be sure whether they are the result of outside influences or are protests against the new clericalization ... More


Poverty, Penitence, and Heresy

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

New efforts were made to ease material poverty, from the end of the 11th century, mainly in the centres of social change — along the trade and pilgrimage roads, and in the towns. The merchant and ... More


Introduction

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of Catharism. It then sets out the focus of the book, namely the Cathar community in the town of Orvieto. This book aims to provide a vivid ... More


The Murder of Parenzo

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The spread of Cathar beliefs in Italy took place during the period of the collision of civic and ecclesiastical efforts at statebuilding. That conflict gave the Cathar movement a distinctive ... More


Orvietan Society and the Early Popolo

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Only one contemporary reference to Orvietan Cathars survives from the first four decades of the 13th century. The faith did not die out during this period. The inquisitors of the mid-13th century ... More


Belief and Doubt

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the religious beliefs of Italian Cathars, in the context of contemporary skepticism and religious debate. It begins with giving some direct evidence for the beliefs of ... More


Sexed Bodies, Married Bodies, and Dead Bodies

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores three topics in Cathar understandings of male and female bodies, set against the background of contemporary Catholic belief. The first topic is sexual difference and lust. It ... More


Inquisition, Repression, and Toleration

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In 1268 an inquisition headed by a Franciscan, Fra Benvenuto, sentenced the Orvietan Cathars. In all, eighty-five people were sentenced, twenty-eight of them women. In eighteen cases—twelve men and ... More


Corpus Domini and the Creation of Adam and Eve

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the ways in which the Orvietan commune, from the mid-1260s on, became identified with the papal curia and the celebration of the Corpus Domini feast. Ecclesiastical and civic ... More


“They Trust not in the Suffrages of the Saints”: Saintly Skirmishes

Donald S. Prudlo

in Certain Sainthood: Canonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454035
eISBN:
9781501701535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454035.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that papal infallibility in solemn canonization was the result of a dynamic process. From the papal perspective, the early 1170s saw two significant events in the history of ... More


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