My Review Very interesting book on
first hand accounts of the Spanish Inuisition Fascinating and uick read This is a fascinating look hand accounts of the Spanish Inuisition Fascinating and uick read This is a fascinating look the uotidian nature of many of the inuisitional proceedings of 17th century Spain You won t find scenes of the accused stretched out on wracks or being prodded with hot irons Rather these scenes of the accused stretched out on wracks or being prodded with hot irons Rather these have the drab plodding of a contemporary civil trial in which urists painstakingly weigh the long and detailed testimony given I don t doubt that the horrendous practice of torture was common you will read of secret ails as well as lots. On the first day of Francisco de San Antonio's trial before the Spanish Inuisition in Toledo in 1625 his interrogators asked him about his parentage His real name he stated was Abram Ruben and he had been born in Fez of Jewish parents How then Inuisitors wanted to know had he become ,
READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ THETRIBUTEPAGES.CO.UK ✓ Richard L. Kagan,
Tions I am also intrigued by how far and
WIDE THE ACCUSED TRAVELED AND MOVED AROUND IN THEIRthe accused traveled and moved around in their from Spain to North Africa to Italy South Western France and back to Spain in a few short years was typical As I indicated above some of the testimony can be tedious but "this book is a must read if you are interested in the details of the inuisition and daily "book is a must read if you are interested in the details of the inuisition and daily in the 17th century It definitely brings to mind Platero y Yo An interesting look at the Spanish Inuisition however The Cases Could Have cases could have connected and better context given Very cool choices of cases though. C of the Inuisition that today provides rich insights into both the personal lives of the persecuted and the social cultural and political realities of the age translated and annotated six of these autobiographies from a diverse group of prisoners five tried in Europe and one in Mexico. Of confessions and repentance But here we can see there was often a mundane and boring element to the trials It is also remarkable how freuently the udges took the accused at their word I always imagined the inuisitors ignoring any claim of innocence and torturing everyone until they confessed to some horrible heresy This book also provides amazing accounts given by the accused The most outrageous tale being that of a woman accused of living as a man who claimed to be a hermaphrodite Her testimony is unbelievable and yet the udges carefully consider each of her asser. Christian convert Why Had A Hebrew Alphabet a Hebrew alphabet found in his possession And what was his business at the Court in Madrid He was asked according to his dossier for the story of his life His response than ten folios long is one of the many involuntary autobiographies created by the logi.