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 MALSÍN, INFORMER OF THE HOLY OFFICEA Visit to MontesionPaper which Father Sabater presented to the Court, from Raphael Cortés 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 CortésIII. 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 malsín and their possible consequencesRaphael Cortés 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 Cortés 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) LÓPEZ, 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 CORTÉS 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 Piña taught Cathalina Bonnin in 1665(b) A version of the Paternoster in Mallorquín, often recited in the Converso Ghetto, according to the Law of Moses (c) Los catorce Artículos de la Fe, in Mallorquín(d) The Prayer Cathalina Pomar taught La Moyaneta(e) The Prayer taught Isabel Bonnin by her MotherDOCUMENT IV GABRIEL PIÑA'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

Volume 4, 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.

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.

Rabad of Posquieres: A Twelfth-Century Talmudist
This biographical treatise captures the personality of Rabbad of Posquieres or Rabbi Abraham ben David – one of the most creative talmudic scholars of the twelfth century, chronicles his role in the intellectual history of the Jews in southern France during the twelfth century, and outlines his influence on subsequent generations.

The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times
Norman A. Stillman continues the saga he so eloquently began in his first volume, The Jews of Arab Lands, up through the dramatic events of the twentieth century. This book focuses on the forces, events, and personalities that over the past 150 years have shaped the Jewish communities of the Arab world.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 9
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 BIBLICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN


Luah Hashanah 5777
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

Jew or Juif?: Jews, French Canadians, and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914
Michael Brown s landmark study offers an unusual perspective on the origins of Canadian-Jewish assimilation in Anglo-Canada and the fear and insecurity that Canadian Jews experienced under the French Canadians.

Divine Law in Human Hands
A revealing look at the reciprocal relationship between the Halakha as an abstract system and the realities of the Jewish life.

JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah
This fine commentary is based closely on the author's original Hebrew commentary (Am Oved, 1992), with some revision and expansion.

Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold
The book tells the story of Henrietta Szold s lost love through her correspondence with Louis Ginzberg and a previously unpublished private journal.

History of the Jews, Vol. 1: From the Earliest Period to the Death of Simon the Maccabee (135 B.C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The first volume covers the period from the entry of Israelite tribes into the land of Canaan to the settlement of the Judeans in Egypt.

Studies in Jewish Education X: In Search of Jewish Paideia : Directions in the Philosophy of the Jewish Education
The 10th volume of Studies in Jewish Education reflects the commitment of the Hebrew University in general, and of the Melton Centre in particular, to reflection and research on issues pertaining to Jewish education. The essays and articles appearing in this volume represent the summary of a conference held in honor of Prof. Michael Rosenak on the occasion of his retirement after 33 years of research and teaching at the Melton Centre.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 1: From the Beginning until the Death of Alexander I (1825)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The first volume contains the history of the Jews of Russia and Poland from its beginnings until 1825.

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.

Jesus
A compelling biography of Jesus of Nazareth, written by eminent Jewish scholar of the Second Temple and Early Christianity.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 4
asdf

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 International Critical Commentary (ICC): SAMUEL I & II
Although there have been other contributions on this subject, this volume still is worth having as it contains most of arguments still serving as a basis for modern Christian mainline (and thus also Jewish Reform) liberalism.

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.

Studies in the History of the Jews in Old Poland (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXVIII)
The twenty-one studies on the Jews of Old Poland here collected explore many hitherto uncharted aspects of Jewish life and experience in the Polish-Luthuanian Commonwealth.

Types of Jewish-Palestinian Piety
Original and interesting study of the meaning of piety amoung observant Jews of the late Second Temple period.

The Gate Behind the Wall: A Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
When Samuel Heilman took a sabbatical from teaching sociology to spend time in Jerusalem, he did not know that it would become a personal pilgrimage. What had begun by engaging the social scientist in me would end by awakening the Jew, Heilman writes.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Daniel
The very detailed handling of the original languages of Daniel (Hebrew and Aramaic) and frequent references to scholarly works in Latin, French, and German make this the commentary for scholars.

The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times
Norman A. Stillman continues the saga he so eloquently began in his first volume, The Jews of Arab Lands, up through the dramatic events of the twentieth century. This book focuses on the forces, events, and personalities that over the past 150 years have shaped the Jewish communities of the Arab world.

Studies in Jewish Education XI: Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education
Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education is dedicated to Prof. Michael Rosenak, the founder of the discipline of the Philosophy of Jewish Education.

La America: The Sephardic Experience in the United States
The story of the Jewish immigration to the United States of the Levantine Sephardim who entered the United States between 1899 and 1925.

Renewing the Covenant: A Theology for the Postmodern Jew
Renewing the Covenant presents the first systematic statement of theology since Abraham J. Heschel set forth his distinctive, comprehensive philosophy of Judaism. This unique book will long be discussed by thoughtful readers.

The Path of the Upright: Mesillat Yesharim
The Path of the Upright, Rabbi Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto's guide to the perfection of human soul, stands on its own as one of the most influential and inspirational ethical works in Judaism. In this work, the author probes every aspect of the human personality and offers advice on ways to overcome its weaknesses. The Path of the Upright: Messillat Yesharim is a bilingual edition in Hebrew and English.

Aspects of the Jewish Economic History
A survey of the far-ranging Jewish contribution to economic progress of the Western world.

Art in Ancient Palestine
The books deals with various aspects of art in ancient Palestine: conquest of the East by Hellenism, Leda sarcophagus, general problems of reconstruction of the past through archaelogy.

Community and Polity: The Organizational Dynamics Of American Jewry (Revised and Updated Edition)
Community and Polity explores in depth the developments in the American Jewish community in the post-WWII period. Like the first edition, it is designed to serve two purposes: to provide a basic survey of the structure and functions of the American Jewish community and to suggest how that community should be understood as a polity that is not a state but is no less real from a political perspective.

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.

The Path of the Upright: Mesillat Yesharim
The Path of the Upright, Rabbi Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto's guide to the perfection of human soul, stands on its own as one of the most influential and inspirational ethical works in Judaism. In this work, the author probes every aspect of the human personality and offers advice on ways to overcome its weaknesses. The Path of the Upright: Messillat Yesharim is a bilingual edition in Hebrew and English.

Jewish Pioneers and Patriots
In Jewish Pioneers and Patriots, Lee M. Friedman has unearthed an amazing store of fresh information about the connections of the Jews with America from the times even before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth down to the first World War.

Consolation for the Tribulations of Israel
Many centuries ago a thoughtful and scholarly Jew asked the question: Why do the righteous suffer? Anxious to help us reach out for an answer, a brilliant young scholar, Martin A. Cohen, has prepared a translation of Consolaçam as tribulaçoens de Israel, a history of the Jews written by a Portuguese Marrano who had witnessed the tragic events that befell his people in Portugal in the first half of the sixteenth century.

Tractate Bava Basra I: Commentary and Study Guide
The third of the three Talmudic tractates of the order Neziḳin, dealing with man's responsibilities and rights as the owner of property, of a house or field. The tractate is divided into ten chapters, the contents of which may be described as follows: (1) Regulations relating to property held by more than one owner (ch. i.); (2) responsibilities of an owner of property with regard to that of his neighbor (ch. ii.); (3) established rights of ownership and rights connected with property

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 3
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.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 1: From the Beginning until the Death of Alexander I (1825)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The first volume contains the history of the Jews of Russia and Poland from its beginnings until 1825.

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.

JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers
Commentary on the Torah' forth book by one of the most insteresting modern Jewish thinkers.

Jewish Life In The Middle Ages
A sweeping view of Jewish historical and cultural experience. Written in the end of the 19th century by an extremly astute historian and a storyteller, this volume will assist readers in better understanding the position of Jews in today's world as well.

Ahad Ha-Am Asher Ginzberg: A Biography
Ahad Ha-Am's “spiritual Zionism” is still as capable, as it was fifty years ago, of giving inspiration and guidance to a large segment of the Jewry.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Isaiah I-XXVII
In religion, as elsewhere, great personalities count first, and it is the privilege of a student of the Book of Isaiah to come face to face with one, if not two, such personalities...

A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Vol. 1
One of the century s great classics of Jewish historiography. This first volume of the two-volume set takes the story down to the middle of the thirteen century in Castile.

Studies in Jewish Education XIII: Modes of Educational Translation
This volume is concerned with the possibility of “translating” insights derived from areas of knowledge sometimes thought to be outside the purview of education – to issues and problems on the agenda of educational thinkers, researchers and practitioners.

Palestine in the 18th Century


The International Critical Commentary (ICC): SAMUEL I & II
Although there have been other contributions on this subject, this volume still is worth having as it contains most of arguments still serving as a basis for modern Christian mainline (and thus also Jewish Reform) liberalism.

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

La America: The Sephardic Experience in the United States
The story of the Jewish immigration to the United States of the Levantine Sephardim who entered the United States between 1899 and 1925.