Sybille

Sybille

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by Marion Meade
     
 

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This novel about a woman troubadour's life, loves, and art is set in thirteenth century southern France during Europe's first great holocaust, the Albigensian crusade. It follows the poet's envelopment by an irrational war—sieges, massacres, and the newly founded Inquisition.

Sybille is a companion piece to Marion Meade's two other works about medieval

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This novel about a woman troubadour's life, loves, and art is set in thirteenth century southern France during Europe's first great holocaust, the Albigensian crusade. It follows the poet's envelopment by an irrational war—sieges, massacres, and the newly founded Inquisition.

Sybille is a companion piece to Marion Meade's two other works about medieval woman: Eleanor of Aquitaine, A Biography and Stealing Heaven: The Love Story of Aberlard and Heloise (fiction).

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Robin Morgan
An inspiration for women readers and an illumination for all readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688008086
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/1983
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
432

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