The Conversos of Majorca. Hispania...

Life and death in a crypto-Jewish community of Conversos of XVII century Majorca.



The Conversos of Majorca. Hispania Judaica, v. 5


About Book The Conversos of Majorca. Hispania Judaica, v. 5

Front MatterFront Flap Front Map Half Title Page Editorial BoardTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageTable Of ContentsPREFACEACKNOWLEDGMENTSLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSContentsINTRODUCTIONI. THE STORY OF A MALSN, INFORMER OF THE HOLY OFFICEA Visit to MontesionPaper which Father Sabater presented to the Court, from Raphael Corts de Alfonso The Making of a Malsin II. RENEGADES, MALSINES , AND OTHER INFORMERSFamily Conflicts, Quarrels and ThreatsThe case of Francisco Vizente Tarongi, Accuser of his mother The Complicity of 1678: Adjusting accusations and confessionsA Lesson in the Garden of Pedro Onofre CortsIII. LIFE IN THE GHETTO BEFORE AND AFTER THE COMPLICITY In Pedro Onofre's GardenThe secret Observance: Testimony of the maidservantsDecline of the secret Observance in the seventeenth century Terror and Hope of SalvationIV. MORE ABOUT LIFE IN THE CONVERSO GHETTO BEFORE AND AFTER THE COMPLICITY The Status of Majorca's Conversos within the Old-Christian SocietyThe Indictment by Dr. Fontamar and the testimony of the Old ChristiansLethargy of the Holy Office and its sudden activity in 1677: Causes and effectsV. THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF RAPHAEL CORTES DE ALFONSOFather Sebastian Sabater's second mission before the Tribunal The First Paper : Information about some emigrants The Second Paper : Conversation concerning the burning of Alonso Conversation concerning Christ as Sorcerer God eats only hearts , and the problem of circumcisionThe Third Paper : Conversations concerning fasts, sin, and salvationVI. DEATH OF A MALSIN Dr. Sancho's testimony: Discrepancies and suspicionsInvestigation of the cause of death: The lobster incidentIndiscretions on the part of the malsn and their possible consequencesRaphael Corts de Alfonso's AgonyVII. THE ARREST OF PEDRO ONOFRE CORTES AND THE EMBARKATION ATTEMPT OF MARCH 7, 1688 Panic in La Calle del Sagell Pedro Onofre Corts in prison: Confessions and denunciationsFailure of the embarkation plan and the arrest of the fugitivesVIII. FAITH VANQUISHEDLife in the prisons of 1688: Communications and denunciationsDemoralization of the prisoners: Vicious circle of confessions and denunciationsThe final stage and outcome of the trialsCauses of the tragedy: embarkation, messianic hopes and loss of faithThe Messianic hopes of Pedro Onofre: His last confessionsThe final conversion and death of Pedro Onofre: The auto de fe of May6, 1691PLATESMAP OF THE PALACIO AND ADJOINING BUILDINGS OF THE INQUISITION OF MAJORCA THE SITE OF THE BURNING OF THE BOY JACOB (ALONSO) LPEZ, AUTO DE FE AT 1675Back MatterAPPENDIX OF DOCUMENTSDOCUMENT I (A) THE SIX POSTHUMOUS PAPERS LEFT BY RAPHAEL CORTES DE ALFONSO FIRST PAPER (PAPEL PRIMERO) SECOND PAPER (PAPEL SEGUNDO) THIRD PAPER (PAPEL TERCERO) THE FOURTH PAPER (PAPEL QUARTO) THE FIFTH PAPER (PAPEL QUINTO) THE SIXTH PAPER (PAPEL SEXTO)DOCUMENT I (?) EXTRACTS FROM PEDRO ONOFRE CORTS DE GUILLERMO'S TRIAL RECORDSPAPEL QUE PRESENTO EL REO [ Paper submitted by the Defendant ]DOCUMENT II THE INSTRUCTIONS JOSEPH CORTES GAVE TO HIS DAUGHTERFIRST VOLUNTARY HEARING (30th of December, 1677) SECOND VOLUNTARY HEARING (Audience of January 5, 1678)AUDIENCE OF JANUARY 19, 1678 (Ratification of Testimony against accomplices )AUDIENCE OF FEBRUARY 4, 1678 (The Publication of Evidence )FOURTH VOLUNTARY HEARING (February 6, 1678)DOCUMENT III SOME PRAYERS THE CRYPTO-JEWS OF MAJORCA WERE STILL RECITING IN THE XVIIth CENTURY(a) The Prayer young Gabriel Pia taught Cathalina Bonnin in 1665(b) A version of the Paternoster in Mallorqun, often recited in the Converso Ghetto, according to the Law of Moses (c) Los catorce Artculos de la Fe, in Mallorqun(d) The Prayer Cathalina Pomar taught La Moyaneta(e) The Prayer taught Isabel Bonnin by her MotherDOCUMENT IV GABRIEL PIA'S DEATH IN PRISONDOCUMENT V QUESTIONING UNDER TORTURE AD ARBITRIUMAUDIENCE OF MARCH 17, 1691: The first AdmonitionCHRISTI NOMINE INVOCATOVOTE OF THE FINAL SENTENCE (Audience of March 17, 1691) BIBLIOGRAPHYMANUSCRIPT SOURCESPRINTED SOURCESTRIAL RECORDSI. CA USAS DE FE (HERESY), A.H.N., INQ. DE MALLORCA :II. CAUSAS DE FE, J.T.S. (NEW YORK) INQ. DE MALLORCA :III. PLEITOS CIVILES (Litigations), ?.?.?., INQ. DE MALLORCA :IV. RELACIONES DE CAUSAS DE FE, A.H.N., Inq. de Mallorca :INDICESPlacesNamesSubjectsBack Map Back Flap
conversos majorca hispania judaica page https publishersrow hispa ebookshuk books jewish hebrew ebooks life death crypto community century
eBookshuk Books

( )
.

Does God Belong in the Bedroom?
In Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Rabbi Michael Gold turns to the Torah, the wisdom of the rabbis of the Talmud, the Midrash, and other classic Jewish sources. More than a study of texts, the book presents readers with a frank and honest approach to sexual ethics.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 4
asdf

Jews, Pagans and Christians In Conflict
A fresh look at the propaganda wars between Jews and Pagans as well as Christians and Pagans during the first centuries of the common era.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 2
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 10
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

What is Jewish Literature?
What Is Jewish Literature? is a richly thoughtful analysis and comprehensive overview of what defines Jewish literature. It is an international collection, an enduring contribution to the literary resource for the those who strive to appreciate, evaluate, and understand the varied riches of Jewish writing.

The Responsa Literature
An interesting presentation of an extraordinary type of correspondence between communities and foremost Jewish authorities during the past fifteen hundred years by which social, economic and religious problems were discussed and solved.

Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion Legend and Law. Vol. I
Many traces of the old modes of life and thought survive in the form of folklore. A few such relics of ruder times, as they are preserved like fossils in the Old Testament, are illustrated and explained by the author in this book. The first volume covers the folklore ranging from the creation of man to the heirship of Jacob.

Treatise Ta anit of the Babylonian Talmud: Critically Edited and Provided With A Translation and Notes
This book presents the first critical edition of the Talmudic text based on a minute collation of all the existing manuscripts and early editions of the Talmud itself, as well as of the Mishnah, Tosefta, the numerous halakic and haggadic Midrashim, the Yerushalmi, and the so-called Minor Tractates. The text is translated and elucidated for the benefit of a wider circle of readers, who are not in a position to study the original.

Studies in Aggadah and Folk-Literature (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)
With the acception of one article, Tales of the Sage by Uffenheimer, which concerns with Biblical exegesis, all other contributions approach their material from literary perspective or as a part of investigation into their history.

The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans
The book is a study of the contribution of the Jews to the modern civilization. The Romans and Greeks were originators of a great many elements of our civilization, but the Jews' impact was no less real or lasting. There was a time when Greek and Roman and Jew were in free contact. The results of this contact the author skillfully explores.

Ethics of Responsibility: Pluralistic Approaches to Conventional Ethics
Ethics of Responsibility bridges the gap between liberal Jewish philosophy and modern Orthodoxy. It is thoughtful reading for both the Jewish and non-Jewish scholar, teacher, and for all readers interested in the study of ethics and morality.

The Mystical Element in Judaism
An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 4
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Thesaurus of the Medieaval Hebrew Poetry, in 4 volumes
Lists 35,000 poems and prayers culled from printed and manuscript sources (many from Cairo Genizah) and their variations, i.e. almost every Hebrew poem and its variations composed after canonization of the Hebrew Bible until 18th c.e.... with listings of sacred poetry reaching into the 20th century.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): ESTHER
Extraodinary book which retained its freshness and technical insight after almost a century of existance.

Talmud: Mesekhet B'rakhot, in 4 volumes
A Study in the development of the Halakha and Haggadah in the Land of Israel and Babylonia.

Studies in Bible II (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXI)
The seventeen articles in this collection, present a true sense of the Jerusalem School of Biblical scholarship with its commitment to united the unique heritage of Jewish learning with the methodology and accomplishments of modern biblical research.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 9
qwer

Pesikta de-Rab Kahana
A winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 1976, this book is the translation of the Pesikta, a famous collection of midrashim. The Pesikta emerged in a time of deep crisis for the Jewish people, disappeared sometime in the sixteenth century, and was reborn only in the nineteenth century.

The Sephardi Legacy II


Coat of Many Cultures: The Story of Joseph in Spanish Literature. 1200-1492
The book presents seven works based on the biblical story. All of these works are unmistakably Spanish, though many of them are also undeniably Jewish or Muslim.

My Brother s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939.
This book deals with the efforts of American Jews - through their overseas aid organization, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - to come the aid of European Jewry in the crucial prewar decade, 1929-1939.

ADULT EDUCATION IN CRISIS SITUATIONS


Tanakh: Interactive Hebrew Bible
Cross-platform, interactive, new electronic edition of the Leningrad Codex, the oldest complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 12
asdf

Origins of the Kabbalah
Gershom Scholem opened up a once esoteric world of Jewish mysticism, the Kabbalah, to concerned students of religion: a tradition of repeated attempts to achieve and portray direct experiences of God. A history of the Kabbalah before the Zohar, this book analyzes the leading ideas of Jewish mysticism up to the period of its classical formulation.

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol. 1
This is the first volume of a monumental survey of the Jewish community in Spain under Moslem rule. (See second and third volumes here). It offers the reader access to a difficult subject. The period is recreated in a narrative that flows with life and vitality...unmatched for scholarship and readability.

The Battle for Jerusalem: June 5-7,1967
Enhanced by fascinating photographs and an epilogue tracing the subsequent lives and military careers of the key participants, Rabinovich's gripping narrative brings the reader to the scene of this brilliant military victory and emotional reunion of a people with their sacred city.

The Book of Pogroms (in Russian)
asdfsaf

The Fifty-Third Chapter of Isaiah according to the Jewish interpreters (in 2 vols.)
Collection of printed texts and MSS. by Jewish commentators on the 53rd Chapter of Isaiah, brought together by AD. Nubauer and translated with assistance of S.R.Driver.

Volume 1, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

The Jew in the Literature of England
The Jew in the Literature of England sums up a history of the Jew as he was reflected in the literature of a civilization. Modder's sense of incident and detail, his command of a whole literature, his capacity to develop the social history that underpins literature make his study both absorbing and illuminating.

Volume 10, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 7
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

The Jews of Yugoslavia: A Quest for Community
This work is a pioneer study of a little-known part of the modern Jewish world that is at once unique and a microcosm of European Jewry as a whole. The story of the Jews of Yugoslavia can be seen as a quest for community, to forge a unity of communal purpose and endeavor.

Volume 1, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Volume 2, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Jewish Contributions to Civilization: An Estimate
Joseph Jacobs was a thinker and writer of unusual breadth and versatility. Among the subjects to which he gave his attention was the comparative distribution of Jewish ability, as the result of researches he had undertaken in association with Sir Francis Galton. The present work was the natural outcome of these studies.

Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.

Judaism and the Origins of Christianity
A massive collection of scholarship of the author who has pioneered new understanding of the Jewish background of early Christianity.

Historisch-kritisches Lehrgebäude der hebräischen Sprache (in drei Bänden)
This is the largest compilation of grammatical material for Hebrew Bible.

Talmud: Mesekhet B'rakhot, in 4 volumes
A Study in the development of the Halakha and Haggadah in the Land of Israel and Babylonia.

Studies in Bible I (Scripta Hierosolymitana VIII)
Publication of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Volume 8, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 5
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

Studia Biblica Vol. 1
asdf

The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (Complete and Unabridged Electronic Edition)
This is the complete and unabridged electronic edition of the twentieth century finest and most comprehensive Hebrew lexicon available to the English-speaking student of the Hebrew Scriptures.

Matters of Life and Death
Incredible medical breakthroughs of today, like genetic engineering, in-vitro fertilization, and cloning, as well as the ability and choice to prolong life force us as Jews and human beings to struggle with the dilemmas posed by modern medicine. How does one decide which treatments to accept as appropriate and which not? Jewish law and ethics, as Dr. Elliot Dorff points out, which stem from the ancient teachings of the Talmud, do not directly address these modern issues, but the Jewish tradition