Fortress-Churches of Languedoc: Architecture, Religion and Conflict in the High Middle Ages
Publish date: June 24th 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
The records of church councils bear witness to the presence of ecclesiae incastellatae across the medieval landscape. The relatively common medieval practice of fortifying churches may appear paradoxical to our modern sensibilities, which tend to regard castles as secular, functional creations of fe...