Cathari

   The adherents of various sects, particularly a heretical dualistic group in twelfth- and thirteenth-century Germany. In France they were known as the Albigensians.

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  • Cathari — or Albigensians Heretical Christian sect that flourished in Western Europe in the 12th–13th century. The Cathari adhered to the dualist belief that the material world is evil and that humans must renounce the world to free their spirits, which… …   Universalium

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  • Cathari — noun a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism • Syn: ↑Albigenses, ↑Cathars • Derivationally related forms: ↑Albigensian (for: ↑Albigenses) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

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