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Heresies of the high Middle Ages

Walter L. Wakefield (Translator, Annotator), Austin P. Evans (Translator, Annotator)
More than seventy documents, ranging in date from the early eleventh century to the early fourteenth century and representing both orthodox and heretical viewpoints are included.
Print Book, English, 1969
Columbia University Press, New York, 1969
xiv, 865 pages ; 24 cm
9780231096324, 9780231027434, 0231096321, 0231027435
A historical sketch of the medieval popular heresies
Sources for the history of the heresies
A note on the translations
Early appearances of the heresies in Western Europe
Early traces of heresy in France, Italy, and Spain
A. Leutard and the Bees
B. Vilgard at Ravenna, and other disturbances
"Minichaeans" in Aquitaine
Heresy at Orleans
A.A report by Ademar of Chabannes
B. The narrative of Paul, a monk of Chartres
The conversion of heretics by the Bishop of Arras-Cambrai
Heretics at Monforte
Heretics at Chalons-sur-Marne and Bishop Wazo
The development of heresy from the late eleventh to the mid-twelfth century
Ramihrdus: Heretic or reformer?
The heresy of Tanchelm
A. An accusation by the canons of Utrecht
B. Tanchelm's influence and his death
"Manichaeans" near Soissons
Heresy in Ivory, near the Trier
Henry of Le Mans
A. Henry at Le Mans
B. Henry before the Council of Pisa
A monk's description of the errors of Henry
The teachings of Peter of Bruys
Bernard of Clairvaux against Henry
A. Bernard's denunciation of Henry
B. Bernard's mission to Toulouse
An appeal to Bernard of Clairvaux and a sermon in reply
A. An appeal from Eberwin of Steinfeld against heretics at Cologne
B.A sermon by Bernard of Clairvaux against heresy
A warning from Perigueux
An appeal from Liege to the Pope
Eudo of Brittany
A.A description of Eudo by an anonymous chronicler
B.A description of Eudo by William of Newburgh
Arnold of Brescia
A. John of Salisbury's estimate of Arnold
B. Arnold's influence in Rome and his death as described by Otto of Freising
The spread of heresy in Italy, 1160-1216
Civil unrest as a background for heresy
The letter of Master Vacarius against the Erros of Hugo Speroni
The origins of the Humiliati
The heresy of the Cathars in Lombardy
The origins of the Cathars in Italy
Bonacurses: A description of the Catharist heresy
The heresy of the Passagians
An account of the hospitality of heretics by Yves of Narbonne
Heresy in Southern France 1155-1216
A debate between Catholics and Heretics
Action against Heresy in Toulouse
The origins of the Waldensian Heresy
The Waldenses at the third lateran council
A.A report in the chronicle of Laon
B. Walter map's account of the Waldenses
A profession of faith by Waldes of Lyons
Stephen of Bourbon on the early Waldenses
A debate between Catholics and Waldenses
Alan of Lille: A scholar's attack on heretics
The reconciliation of a group of Waldenses to the Church
A. The establishment of the society of poor Catholics
B. Complaints against the poor Catholics
C. Waldenses, Humiliati, and Friars Minor
An exposure of the Albigensian and Waldensian heresies
A description of Cathars and Waldenses by Peter of Vaux-de-Cernay
Heretical movements in Northern Europe, 1155-1216
An incident at Cologne in 1163
The fate of heretics in England
"Publicans" at Vezelay
From heresy to witchcraft
A.A marvelous incident at Rheims
B.A victory of faith over "heretical magic"
The spread of heresy in Northern Europe
A. Heretics in Arras
B. Waldenses in Metz
The Amalricians
A. The condemnation of Amalricians at Paris
B. The errors of the Amalricians
Heresy in the thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, 1216-1325
The varieties of herecy
A. Heretical sects in Trier
B. Salvo Burci on dissent among heretics
C. Five minor sects in Italy
Dissent between the poor Lombards and the poor of Lyons
A debate between a Catholic and a Patarine
Subjects and texts for preaching against herecy
James Capelli on the Cathars
Moneta of Cremona: Excerpts from a Summa against the Cathars
The Summa of Rainerius Sacconi
Waldenses in the thirteenth century
Tenets of the Italian Cathars
As inquisitor's Notebook, by Anselm of Alessandria
Bernard Gui's description of heresies
Catharist literature of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries
Bogomil literature adopted by the Cathars
A. The vision of Isaiah
B. The secret supper
The catharist rituals
A. The rituals translated from the Latin text
B. The rituals translated from the Provencal text
A "Manichean" treatise
The book of the two principles
The catharist church and it's interpretation of the Lord's Prayer
A.A vindication of the church of God
B.A gloss on the Lord's Prayer