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Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition
     

Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition

by Colbert I. Nepaulsingh
 

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During the Spanish Inquisition, some writers defied and thwarted persecution by writing works in which hidden meanings were apparent only to Jews, or fellow conversos, whose ancestors converted to Christianity.

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During the Spanish Inquisition, some writers defied and thwarted persecution by writing works in which hidden meanings were apparent only to Jews, or fellow conversos, whose ancestors converted to Christianity.

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A consideration of three important medieval texts ascribed by the author to conversos in which Hewish themes are concealed. They include Lazarillo, El Abencerraje, and La Diana.

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ISBN-13:
9780841913615
Publisher:
Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Series:
New Perspectives: Jewish Life and Thought Series
Pages:
200

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