Baker & Taylor
Montsegur and the Mystery of the Cathars
Celtic and medieval scholar Jean Markale meticulously searches the obscure history of the Cathars of ancient Persia. He explores their doctrine, their secret pact with the Knights Templar, and why they earned the ruthless persecution of Church and state. Using all available documentation, Markale reveals the nature of the mysterious treasure spirited away from the fortress at Monts_gur the night before its surrender to French troops.