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Oldenbourg, Zoé 1916-

Overview
Works: 104 works in 894 publications in 10 languages and 15,861 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Novels  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ3.O4437, 909.07
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Most widely held works about Zoé Oldenbourg
 
Most widely held works by Zoé Oldenbourg
The Crusades by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

91 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a great adventure, motivated by more than simply religion or pure aggression: the Crusades resulted from an emotional climate that led people from all walks of life to leave their homes and follow the unattainable ideal of a heavenly Jerusalem here on Earth. A prize-winning author paints a portrait of the whole of feudal society, evoking its exceptional vitality and the ingenuity of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem--one of the more sophisticated achievements of the Middle Ages--and personalities such as Tancred, Peter the Hermit, Richard the Lionhearted, and Saladin
Catherine the Great by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

86 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This picture of the Russian ruler as a woman shows that Catherine was engulfed in such intrigue and conflict that she had to rule or to perish. The eventual murder of her husband, her dizzying succession of lovers were only the outward scandalous appurtenances of a court and an era that were still ... brutal and primitive
The cornerstone by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

98 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical novel, showing the life of nobles and commoners in 13th century France, including a pilgrimage to Jerusalem
The heirs of the kingdom by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of weavers are inspired by a hermit to join the First Crusade and liberate the Holy Land
Massacre at Montségur; a history of the Albigensian Crusade by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

57 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1208 Pope Innocent III called for a Crusade--this time against a country of fellow Christians. The new enemy: Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse, one of the greatest princes in Christendom, premier baron of all the territories in southern France where the langue d'oc was spoken. Thus began the Albigensian Crusade, named after the town of Albi. It culminated in 1244 at the mountain fortress of Montsegur with the massacre of the Cathars, or "pure ones"--A faith more ancient than Catholicism. At stake was not only the growth of this rival religion right in the heart of the Catholic Church's territory, but also the very survival of the Languedoc itself as an autonomous and independent region of France
The world is not enough : a novel by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

38 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and German and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With striking realism and powerful narrative, The World Is Not Enough brilliantly re-creates medieval life. This first of Oldenbourg's acclaimed historical novels chronicles the lives of nobles in twelfth century France and the catastrophic upheavals of the Second and Third Crusades
Destiny of fire by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

50 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical novel about the French Albigensian community who saw existence as a continuing conflict between God and the Devil
The awakened by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

20 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the love of two young people living in Paris in the 1930's
Cities of the flesh; or, The story of Roger de Montbrun by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and French and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and loves of a knight of Provence at the time of the Albigensian Crusade and inquisition in 12th-century France
Le bûcher de Montségur; 16 mars 1244 by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

55 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chains of love by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in French and English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Bernard. Textes de Saint Bernard, Abélard, Pierre le Vénérable, Geoffroi de Clairvaux, Bérenger de Poitiers, Bossuet by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

23 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in French and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argile et cendres by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

36 editions published between 1946 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les cités charnelles; ou, l'Histoire de Roger de Montbrun by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La joie-souffrance by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in French and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le procès du rêve by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De realiteit van de jeugd van de schrijfster en de fictie van de roman die haar vader schrijft, vloeien in elkaar over
Déguisements : nouvelles by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Nouvelles
The crusades by Zoé Oldenbourg( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crusades clarifies much that was obscure about this enigmatic movement. As for what precipitated the Crusades, Oldenbourg asserts that economic and social factors were actually secondary to the desperate expression of a warrior cult. To deflect the self-destructive path, the Pope and leading nobles sought an outside enemy
Les amours égarées : roman by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in French and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les milieux d'immigrés russes à Paris en 1945 après l'occupation. Une véritable chronique foisonnante où se rencontrent des êtres passionnés et exaltés. On croirait lire un "roman russe" et l'on se souvient que l'auteur est de ce pays
Que vous a donc fait Israël? by Zoé Oldenbourg( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in French and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Idalie, Zoé 1916-2002

Idalovici, Zoé

Idalovici, Zoé 1916-

Idalovici, Zoé 1916-2002

Oldenbourg Idalie, Zoé 1916-2002

Oldenbourg, Zoâ Sergeevna.

Oldenbourg, Zoé

Oldenbourg, Zoé 1916-2002

Oldenburg, Zoé

Ol'denburg, Zoé 1916-2002

Zoé Oldenbourg Russian-born French historian and novelist

Zoé Oldenbourg Russisch historica (1916-2002)

Zoé Oldenbourg skrivagnerez gallek

Zoé Oldenburg russische Malerin, Historikerin und Schriftstellerin

Зоя Сергеевна Ольденбург

Зоя Сергеевна Ольденбург французская писательница, специалист по Средневековой истории Франции, Крестовым походам и ереси катаров

Ольденбург, Зоя Сергеевна

زويه أولدنبرج

ゾエ・オルデンブール

Languages
French (360)

English (240)

Spanish (48)

German (41)

Italian (3)

Dutch (3)

Czech (3)

Swedish (2)

Polish (2)

Catalan (1)

Covers
The cornerstoneMassacre at Montségur; a history of the Albigensian CrusadeThe world is not enough : a novelDestiny of fireThe crusades