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Kill them all, God will recognize his own ! This famous phrase refers to the massacre of Béziers in 1209, the papal legate giving the order to put to death all the inhabitants of the city, not being able to recognize the Cathars heretics from the Christian faithful. Thus frequently used to stigmatize medieval violence and the religious obscurantism of the time, this sentence actually comes from the overflowing imagination of a German monk Césaire de Heisterbach and his work: The Book of Miracles. This famous sentence therefore does not overlap with any historical reality.