Conversos on Trial. Hispania Judaica, v.

This story is eloquently related on the basis of Inquisition files which depict the Conversos' deep yearning to their Jewish past and the ultimate sacrifice they were prepared to offer for their continued adherence to their ancestral faith.



Conversos on Trial. Hispania Judaica, v. 3


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Front MatterFront Flap Half Title PageTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageThe Hispania Judaica Series are published with the aid of the Jewish Memorial FoundationTable Of ContentsPREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITIONContentsI. THE CONVERSOS, THE INQUISITION AND THE CROWN The Conversos in Castile in the Fifteenth CenturyJews and ConversosChristian Society and the ConversosThe Conversos' Attitude to Christians and JewsThe Public Controversy Over the Converso Question andthe Plans for its SolutionAlonso de EspinaThe Establishment of the Inquisition in CastileThe Crown's Connection with the InquisitionThe Beginnings of the Spanish National InquisitionLast Attempts to Oppose the Inquisitorial MethodPope Sixtus IV and the InquisitionThe Victory of Torquemada's Policy and MethodII. THE CONVERSOS OF CIUDAD REAL: 1391-1483 The Jews of VillarrealThe Jewish Quarter of VillarrealCharitable Societies of the ConversosThe Return to JudaismPLATES 1The Riots of 1449The Repercussions of the Fall of ConstantinopleJudeo-Converso RelationsThe Riots of 1474The Uprising of the Marqués de VillenaAlonso Carrillo's Examination of Heresy in Ciudad RealThe Rehabilitation of the Converso PopulationIII. THE HISTORY OF THE TRIBUNAL OF CIUDAD REALThe Location of the CourtThe Arrivai of the Inquisitors and the Period of GraceThe TrialsIV. THE COURT OF CIUDAD REAL AT WORKThe Beginning of the Inquisitorial ExaminationThe Commencement of the TrialClassification of the Accused— Those tried in their presence— Those tried in absentia— Those tried posthumouslyThe Evidence and the WitnessesThe Secrecy of Witnesses' IdentityThe Reliability of WitnessesWitness-InformersOther Types of WitnessesThe Confession as TestimonyThe Nature of the EvidenceThe Giving and Confirmation of EvidenceThe Prosecution and its MethodPLATESThe Defence and its MethodThe Defence in the Early DaysThe Defence in EvolutionThe Defence QuestionnairesThe Consulta-de-FéThe Sentence and the PunishmentV. THE ACCUSED'S FILE AND ITS PREPARATIONVI. THE PUBLIC AND SOCIAL IMAGE OF THE CONVERSOS OF CIUDAD REAL Public FiguresMerchantsThe Rank and FileThe WomenVII. THE JEWISH LIFE OF THE CONVERSOS OFCIUDAD REALConditions for the Observance of MitzvothThe Composition of Converso GatheringsPlaces of WorshipPrayersRitual SlaughterEducation in Jewish PreceptsMitzvothVIII. THE ATTITUDE OF THE CONVERSOS OF CIUDAD REAL TO CHRISTIANITY AND THEIR OUTLOOK ON LIFE AND DEATH The Conversos and ChristianityThe Conversos' Outlook on Life and Death Back MatterAPPENDIX I - NOTARIAL AUTHORIZATION OF THE DECLARATION OF THE PERIOD OF GRACE IN CIUDAD REAL APPENDIX II - PLACES OF RESIDENCE OF THE INHABITANTS OF CIUDAD REAL A Historical-topographical EstimateTHE SANTIAGO QUARTERTHE SAN PEDRO QUARTTHE SANTA MARÍA QUARTERBARRIONUEVOAPPENDIX III - HEBREW TERMS IN THE FILES OF THOSE TRIED IN CIUDAD REAL INDICESINDEX OF PERSONSINDEX OF PLACESINDEX OF SUBJECTSLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSBack Flap
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