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The Spanish Inquisition

Victoria Holt

The Spanish Inquisition

its rise, growth, and end

by Victoria Holt

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inquisition -- Spain.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1735 H52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. in 1.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19716512M

    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. Mar 11,  · "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 chickashacf.com 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 race."—James R. Kelly.

    The Spanish Inquisition. This article relates to Gateway to the Moon. The Spanish Inquisition ultimately affects modern-day characters in Gateway to the chickashacf.com 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, prosecutor and judge. Kamen is informative on the structure and problems of the Inquisition, noting for example the struggles between the papacy and the Spanish crown over its control (the latter gained the upper hand), corruption by some of its officials, and regional differences in enforcing its chickashacf.com: Henry Kamen.

    The Spanish Inquisition in fiction: It is featured in Assassins Creed (the film).; In the Norwegian fantasy book series Phenomena is Torquemada one of the antagonists, and is a truly evil man. First he tortures kills his brother, then proceeds to do that to said brother's wife and still baby daughter some years after, even implied that many horrid things happened to the wife as she died. Truth about the Spanish Inquisition, The An accurate portrayal of the Spanish Inquisition by a contemporary American historian, this treatment demolishes the Black Legend by providing both the.


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Aug 23,  · The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision [Henry Kamen] on chickashacf.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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 chickashacf.com by: Oct 02,  · This book was very interesting because I often heard about the Spanish Inquisition but did not know much about it.

This book was well done because of the consistency of the historical facts. The author did a nice job keeping the book very informative but not difficult to chickashacf.com by: The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of chickashacf.com: Tribunal under the election of the Spanish.

A deeply researched book about the Spanish Inquisition that really convinced me again that anything we are told by the main stream medias needs to be researched and very often the opposite is the truth. The Spanish Inquisition had in fact an effect of cooling down the will of local barons, tribunals, lords to prosecute witches, Judahizers /5(30).

Mar 24,  · Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition by Rafael Sabatini If you're looking for factual background to the subject of the Spanish inquisition, Sabatini would be a good first port of call.

Those denounced were guilty unless they could prove their innocence. Nearly 32, people were publicly burned at the stake; the "fortunate" ones were flogged, fined, or imprisoned. Joseph Pérez tells the history of the Spanish Inquisition from its medieval beginnings to its nineteenth-century ending.4/5(1).

Aug 20,  · 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. Dec 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Spanish Inquisition book by Cecil Roth. No other organization for religious persecution ever equaled the Spanish Inquisition in intensity, scope, ruthless efficiency, and an almost fanatical devotion to Free shipping over $Cited by: Oct 03,  · The title: "The Spanish Inquisition - a History" was the main reason for buying the book as well as some of the reviews.

Unfortunately I got drowned in names, titles and years form the beginning and lost all enthusiasm to continue with the book. True I didn't finish the book and I'm sure I never will/5(8).

Jun 21,  · 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. Jul 01,  · 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: Since the sixteenth century, the Spanish Inquisition has been synonymous with terror, bigotry, and persecution. In this book, a renowned historian sweeps away old misconceptions and presents a new view of this notorious and fascinating chickashacf.com Kamen reassesses the significance and consequences of the expulsion of the Jews and also argues that there is little evidence for the alleged /5(2).

The Inquisition, in historical ecclesiastical parlance also referred to as the "Holy Inquisition", was a group of institutions within the Catholic Church whose aim was to combat chickashacf.com Inquisition started in 12th-century France to combat religious dissent, in particular the Cathars and the chickashacf.com groups investigated later included the Spiritual Franciscans, the Hussites.

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 to prepare subsequent editions, the last one sixteen. Doña Teresa Confronts the Spanish Inquisition uncovers issues that resonate today: conflicts between religious and secular authority; the weight of evidence versus hearsay in court.

Doña Teresa’s voice—set in the context of the history of the Inquisition—is a powerful addition to the memory of that chickashacf.com: University of Oklahoma Press. Jan 01,  · 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. This book is a great way for a person to get an introduction to the Spanish Inquisition. It does get clinically descriptive of the interrogation techniques used, but does not dwell on them.

Still, if you are faint of heart the Inquisition is not the best subject for you anyway. Censorship and Book Production in Spain. During the Age of the Incunabula Ignacio Tofiño-Quesada. Graduate Center, CUNY. Introduction (). Onwhile in Granada with the Catholic Kings, archbishop of Toledo Fray Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros managed to get the alfaquíes (Muslim judges) to bring out in the street their copies of the Qu’ran and other works written in Arabic and set up a.

In ''The Spanish Inquistion: A Historical Revision,'' to my mind the best general book on the Spanish Inquisition both for its range and its depth of information, Kamen restates his original argument, supporting it with additional evidence derived from many new monographic studies by other scholars.

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 The Spanish Inquisition in action in the Old World!!

Spanish Christians arrested by the Inquisition. On May 31,Dona Isabella and a group of Protestant Christians were worshipping the Lord in a home. It was reported to the Holy Office and they were all arrested and arrayed before the dreaded Inquisition.Rome sponsored inquisitions as early as the eleventh century.

But the Spanish Inquisition was unique. First, it was controlled by the monarchy, rather than the papacy, and would be even more politically motivated than other inquisitions. The Spanish Inquisition was also unique in regard to its setting in Spain.Nov 21,  · 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.