Inquisitorial inquiries : brief lives of secret Jews and other heretics (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Inquisitorial inquiries : brief lives of secret Jews and other heretics

Author: Richard L Kagan; Abigail Dyer
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.
Series: Heroes and villains.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On the first day of Francisco de San Antonio's 1625 trial before the Spanish Inquisition, his interrogators asked him for his life story. His real name, he stated, was Abram Ruben, and he had been born in Fez of Jewish parents. How then, Inquisitors wanted to know, had he become a Christian convert? Why had a Hebrew alphabet been found in his possession? And what was his business at the Court in Madrid? His  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Inquisitorial inquiries.
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607351753
Online version:
Inquisitorial inquiries.
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607692195
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Kagan; Abigail Dyer
ISBN: 080187923X 9780801879234 0801879248 9780801879241 9781421401966 1421401967
OCLC Number: 52963281
Description: xii, 199 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Renegade Jew / Luis de la Ysla --
Sexuality and the Marriage Sacrament : Elena / Eleno de Cespedes --
Miguel de Piedrola : The "Soldier-Prophet" --
The Price of Conversion / Francisco de San Antonio and Mariana de los Reyes --
A Captive's Tale / Diego Diaz --
Keeping the Faith / Dona Blanca Mendez de Rivera.
Series Title: Heroes and villains.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Richard L. Kagan and Abigail Dyer.
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In Inquisitorial Inquiries, Richard Kagan and Abigail Dyer have collected, translated, and annotated six of these autobiographies from a diverse group of prisoners, five tried in Europe and one in  Read more...

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"These case histories, culled from the voluminous records of inquisitorial proceedings, introduce us to a fascinating group of characters. Their testimonies, carefully shaped and edited for modern Read more...

 
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