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  • Minerve and the Cathars

    Minerve and the Cathars

    A decorative wrought iron cross next to the Marie’s (mayor’s) office in Minerve, a village in the Hérault department of southern France; in which a group of refugees sought shelter in the village after the massacre of kinfolk at nearby Béziers in 1210. Followers of Catharism – a Gnostic movement between the 12th and 14th…