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Spanish Inquisition

Henry Kamen

Spanish Inquisition

an historical revision

by Henry Kamen

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inquisition -- Spain,
  • Spain -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry Kamen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 369 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15456755M
    ISBN 100297817191
    OCLC/WorldCa38290653

      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: As one manifestation of the Counter-Reformation, the Spanish Inquisition worked actively to impede the diffusion of heretical ideas in Spain by producing "Indexes" of prohibited books. Such lists of prohibited books were common in Europe a decade before the Inquisition published its first. The first Index published in Spain in was, in reality, a reprinting of the Index .

      Letters on the Spanish Inquisition a rare work, and the best which ever appeared on the subject 2nd ed. by Joseph Marie de Maistre. Published by Patrick Donahoe, Catholic Bookseller in Boston. Written in EnglishPages: Spanish Inquisition. The seal of the Spanish Inquisition depicts the cross, the branch and the sword. The Spanish Inquisition was a tribunal started in in Spain. It was started by Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile.

    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. From to Leon Carbonero y Sol published multiple editions of a nearly page, densely-printed Indice de los Libros Prohibidos por el Santo Oficio de la Inquisición Española [ INQ 50 ]. 15 This latter work’s informative subtitle promised readers that it contained material “from [the inquisition’s].


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Spanish Inquisition by Henry Kamen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 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: Spanish Inquisition book Historical Revision. Thirty-five years ago, Kamen wrote a study of the Inquisition that received high praise.

This present work, based on over 30 years of new research, is not simply a complete revision of the earlier book/5. 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 ostensible Christians, they had.

The Spanish Inquisition The Spanish Inquisition in action in the Old World!. Spanish Christians arrested by the Inquisition. OnDona Isabella and a group Spanish Inquisition book 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. 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. 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.

DescriptionReviewsAwards A new history of the Spanish Inquisition—a terrifying battle for a unified faith. This is the story of years of terror. Established by papal bull inthe first task of the Spanish Inquisition was to question Jewish converts to Christianity and to expose and execute those found guilty of reversion.

This is the story of years of terror. Established by papal bull inthe first task of the Spanish Inquisition was to question Jewish converts to Christianity and to expose and execute those found guilty of reversion.

Authorities then turned on Spanish Jews in general, sendinginto exile. Next in line were humanists and Lutherans. 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, /5(2).

Her new novel Prisoner of the Inquisition, set during the Spanish inquisition and following the story of the pampered daughter of the town magistrate Zarita, and a boy who swears revenge after his. The Paperback of the Spanish Inquisition by Cecil Roth at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. The need to obtain a license introduced political control and censorship in the Spanish book industry. However, it must be noted that the kings delegated the power to do so to civil and ordinary religious authorities; not to the Inquisition, which had been functioning for some time, but whose primary purpose was not, theoretically, book.

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 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. 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:   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). 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. Editorial Reviews "Henry Kamen’s The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision remains the best one-volume survey of this well-studied institution lucid, engagingly written."—Gretchen Starr-Lebeau, Journal of Religion "Kamen’s The Spanish Inquisition set a standard of clarity and objectivity in a traditionally contentious field.

This new edition, the fruit of 50 years of Price: $ Established by papal bull inthe first task of the Spanish Inquisition was to question Jewish converts to Christianity and to expose and execute those found guilty of reversion.

Authorities then turned on Spanish Jews in general, sendinginto exile.4/5(1). The Project Gutenberg EBook of Records of The Spanish Inquisition, by Andrew Dickson White This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. (This book was produced from scanned images of public domain material from the Google Print project.)Attn: Chuck Its abolition by Napoleon in 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 .A very well researched, kaleidoscopic study of late medieval and early modern Europe's most notorious—if hardly its most devastating—religious and racial witch hunt.

Kamen, a veteran British historian of the Iberian Peninsula (Philip of Spain,etc.), professor of the Higher Council of Scientific Research, Barcelona, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, traces the Inquisition Author: Henry Kamen.