Albigensian Crusade, Carcassonne, Cathars, Crusades, Gnosis, Gnostic Traditions, Gnostics, Judith Mann, medieval gnostics, Minerve, Pacific Rim Press, Puivert, Raymond-Roger Trencavel, Religion and Spirituality, Sainte Juliane, The Trail of Gnosis
–What Was the Fate of Cathar Towns and Castles During the Albigensian Crusade?
–Learn of the tragic end of Carcassonne’s defender, Raymond-Roger Trencavel in dungeons under the city walls and the banishment of his Cathar followers.
–Understand the connection between the Cathar chateau of Puivert, and the Troubador Court of Love.
–Discover the hidden hill of Sainte Juliane with its mysterious open marble crypts and the burned ki-engraved stones of a nearby ruined church tower.
–Evoke the scene of 145 Cathars of Minerve who dared to walk singing into the darting flames of a high pyre rather than convert.
P.S. There are 10 other intriguing titles in Judith Mann’s ‘Medieval Gnostics’ series to explore!
*Excerpted from the paperback version of ‘The Trail of Gnosis‘.