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The Spanish Inquisition.

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain.
    • Subjects:
    • Inquisition -- Spain

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX1735 .T8 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 249 p.
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5604236M
      LC Control Number68011257


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The book covers the origins of the Spanish inquisition in both Spain and Portugal, as well as how it spread to the New World. The reliable author talks of the Muslims who were forced to convert, and the Protestants who suffered under the hand of the Catholic by:   Inthe Spanish Index was created, a list of European books considered heretical and forbidden in Spain, based on the Roman Inquisition’s own Index Librorum Prohibitorum.

In other nods to. Spanish Inquisition (–), judicial institution ostensibly established to combat heresy in Spain. In practice, the Spanish Inquisition served to consolidate power in the monarchy of the newly unified Spanish kingdom, but it achieved that end through infamously brutal methods.

This book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repressionand looks at its wider role as an educative force in society. A reassessment of the history of the Spanish Inquisition. The Spanish Inquisition book.

Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Thirty-five years ago, Kamen wrote a study of the Inquisiti /5.

The Spanish Inquisition by Henry Kamen is a balanced overview of this sad part of Spanish History. At plus pages the author shows the motivation behind the Spanish Inquisition and that this inquisition was just that, "Spanish."Cited by: the Spanish Inquisition that became a best seller in ten languages.

Thanks in part to new perspectives opened up since then by scholars, I was able File Size: 7MB. Hill references infamous book burning incidents executed by the Nazi party and the Spanish Inquisition. He also mentions the Talmud being burned for blasphemy in These are groups and incidents nobody wants to be associated with.

If you Google anything related to book burning, this image or others related to Nazi censorship appear primarily. This book, by comparison with most others on the Spanish Inquisition, is very short, but it does introduce the reader to the reasons for it and its historical legacy.

The author summarizes the Spanish Inquisition as being " years of terror," which is an accurate description considering the horrific acts that were committed in this time period/5(23).

Theresa Breslin's top 10 books about the Spanish inquisition One of the darkest periods in Spain's history provides rich pickings for writers, says the children's author, inspiring novelists from.

This collection of previously untranslated court documents, testimonials, and letters portrays the Inquisition in vivid detail, offering fresh perspectives on such topics as the Inquisition's persecution of Jews and Muslims, the role of women in Spanish religious culture, the Inquisition's construction and persecution of witchcraft, daily life inside an inquisition prison, and the relationship /5(2).

The book is very long and erudite, but if you are interested in learning about the facts of the Spanish Inquisition, you pretty much have to read this book. As for putting to death the Black Legend, I'm afraid this book will do little, because mostly only scholars are going to read by: The Spanish Inquisition is now a by-word for violence and religious intolerance.

Inat the instigation of the Catholic Ferdinand and Isabella, Torquemada led the Inquisition to root out heresy. There was no heresy to speak of in Spain, and in reality the Inquisition acted against converts from Judaism to Christianity who were suspected of. In the words of one Spanish historian, "The Inquisition was a genuine expression of the soul of the Spanish people." Procedure of the Inquisition Once the court was set up, a day grace period was granted in which voluntary confessions of wrongdoing received Author: Yosef Eisen.

Get this from a library. The Spanish Inquisition. [Helen Rawlings] -- "Drawing on the latest research by American, British and European scholars, the book challenges the reputation of the Spanish inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and.

"With talk of shariah, the role of torture in national security, and the clash of civilizations, it's time for a fresh look at the Spanish Perez, emeritus professor at the University of Bordeaux, proves to be a good guide, carefully sifting the evidence, debunking myths, and placing religious data in the ethnographic contexts of power, class, and.

This collection of previously untranslated court documents, testimonials, and letters portrays the Spanish Inquisition in vivid detail, offering fresh perspectives on such topics as the Inquisition's persecution of Jews and Muslims, the role of women in Spanish religious culture, the Inquisition's construction and persecution of witchcraft, daily life inside an Inquisition prison, and the.

"In this completely updated edition of Henry Kamen's classic survey of the Spanish Inquisition, the author incorporates the latest research in multiple languages to offer a new-and thought-provoking-view of this fascinating period. Kamen sets the notorious Christian tribunal into the broader context of Islamic and Jewish culture in the Mediterranean, reassesses its Reviews: 1.

The Spanish Inquisition was a governing authority started by the crown in the lateth century. It included a network of spies who worked across the state to ensure Spaniards conformed to the accepted behaviour of traditional Catholic subjects.

t was relentless in ensuring Catholic orthodoxy within Spain. This book is an important summary. No other organization for religious persecution ever equaled the Spanish Inquisition in intensity, scope, ruthless efficiency, and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope.

A Good Spanish Book!: Basic Spanish Course for Beginners, by Dr Ricardo Roque is the best book to learn Spanish available nowadays. The contents are modern Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. In his book “The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision” (Yale University Press) Henry Kamen writes, “From the mid-Fifteenth Century on, religious anti-Semitism changed into ethnic anti-Semitism, with little difference seen between Jews and conversos except for the fact that conversos were regarded as worse than Jews because, as.

The decent moderation of today will be the least of human things tomorrow. At the time of the Spanish Inquisition, the opinion of good sense and of the good medium was certainly that people ought not to burn too large a number of heretics; extreme and unreasonable opinion obviously demanded that they should burn none at all.

The book covers the origins of the Spanish inquisition in both Spain and Portugal, as well as how it spread to the New World. The reliable author talks of the Muslims who were forced to convert, and the Protestants who suffered under the hand of the Catholic by: The Goa Inquisition (Portuguese: Inquisição de Goa) was an extension of the Portuguese Inquisition in colonial-era Portuguese Inquisition was established to force conversion to the Roman Catholic Church and maintain Catholic orthodoxy in the Indian dominions of the Portuguese Empire.

The institution persecuted Hindus, Muslims, Bene Israels, New Christians Type: Part of the Portuguese Inquisition. Separate again was the infamous Spanish Inquisition, started ina state institution used to identify conversos—Jews and Muslims who pretended to convert to Christianity for political or social advantage and secretly practiced their former importantly, its job was also to clear the good names of many people who were falsely accused of being : Catholic Answers.

The Spanish Inquisition was a tribunal started in in Spain. It was started by Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of the Spanish Inquisition many people were burnt in front of crowds in the streets. Anyone who was not loyal to the Roman Catholic church was in danger of being called a heretic and being put to death by being burnt at the stake.

An Account of the Inquisition When the reformed religion began to diffuse the Gospel light throughout Europe, Pope Innocent III entertained great fear for the Romish Church.

He accordingly instituted a number of inquisitors, or persons who were to make inquiry after, apprehend, and punish, heretics, as the reformed were called by the papists.

The leaders of the Spanish Inquisition burned books. Nazis burned books. When we think of book-burners, we mostly think of backward, reactionaries blocking against dissent, free thought, radical Author: Ian Crouch. Circa British actor Matheson Lang is chained to a cross during the Spanish Inquisition in a scene from the film "The Wandering Jew." Hulton Archive/ Getty Images As mentioned earlier, the inquisitions were tribunals -- a type of trial where the judge (or judges) tries the accused and passes : Shanna Freeman.

The Inquisition was initially designed to deal with Christian heretics, but author Cullen Murphy says that "inquisitorial impulse" is still. Kamen, Spanish Inquisition pp. argues that this Index was quite exceptional, and in fact “the only repressive Index prior to the eighteenth century”.

Translated documents relating to the Valdés initiative may be found in Lu Ann Homza, The Spanish Inquisition an anthology of sources (Indianapolis ), pp. The Spanish Inquisition: A History out of 5 based on 0 ratings. I had been reading the Captain Alatriste series by Arturo Perez-Reverte and I became interested in the Spanish Inquisition.

I just picked up a book from Borders that looked like the kind of information I was looking for. It was the correct information written in the most /5. The Inquisition began acting and very soon superseded the authority of local bishops, becoming the religious authority in matters of heresy, and therefore, in matters of book censorship.

One of its activities was the creation of indices of forbidden books, which although belong to the XVI century proper, deserve some attention. God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World by Cullen Murphy - - 1 Ratings (goodreads) - Published The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision by Henry Kamen - - Ratings (goodreads) - Published Dog.

The Spanish Inquisition, still active and extremely efficient at keeping Protestants out of Spain, was for Protestant writers merely the latest version of this persecution. Mix liberally with the Black Legend, and you have everything you need to produce tract after tract about the hideous and cruel Spanish Inquisition.

The Holy Spanish Inquisition, not to mention the personal character of the Spanish Kings, became the target of the Protestant pen. The Catholic countries, loathe to resort to such low combat as calumny and printed lies, did not respond adequately to what historians are now discovering to be the forgeries and falsified evidence left by resentful.

The Spanish Inquisition was also unique in regard to its setting in Spain. For centuries, Muslims ruled the Iberian Peninsula; it was not until that Catholics reconquered the area.

And even afterward, many Muslims remained, and large Jewish populations also dotted Spain. “Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition” is a memorable quote from the sketch comedy television show Monty Python’s Flying Circus uttered in reference to a Catholic tribunal established by the Spanish monarchy in to ensure Christian : Triple Zed.

The Spanish Inquisition. This article relates to Gateway to the Moon. The Spanish Inquisition ultimately affects modern-day characters in Gateway to the inquisitorial system (derived from the Latin word inquisitio "to inquire"), is one in which the court actively investigates a case rather than simply being an impartial referee--in short, the court acts as detective.

The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision Henry Arthur Francis Kamen, Author Yale University Press $48 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. In fact the book’s editor, Professor Agostino Borromeo, claims that in Spain only % of those investigated by the notorious Spanish Inquisition were killed.

Nonetheless, as the report was published, Pope John Paul II apologised once more for the interrogators’ excesses, expressing sorrow for “the errors committed in the service of the.The Spanish Inquisition and Portuguese Inquisition: The History and Legacy of the Roman Catholic Church’s Most Infamous Institutions looks at how the Inquisitions came to be, and how people were tortured and executed; you will learn about the Inquisitions like never before.The Spanish Inquisition was independent of the medieval Inquisition.

It was established () by Ferdinand and Isabella with the reluctant approval of Sixtus IV. One of the first and most notorious heads was Tomas de Torquemada. It was entirely controlled by the Spanish kings, and the pope's only hold over it was in naming the inquisitor general.