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 Albia’zar (in Jerusalem Delivered).Albin. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Albigen’ses (4 syl.).
A common name for heretics prior to the Reformation; so called from the Albigeois, inhabitants of the district which now is the department of the Tarn, the capital of which was Albi. It was here the persecution of the Reformers began, under the direction of Pope Innocent III., in 1209. The Walden’ses rose after them, but are not unfrequently confounded with them.   1

 Albia’zar (in Jerusalem Delivered).Albin. 


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