The instrument of this persecution was the Inquisition
had been established in Portugal since 1547, on the Spanish model.
In innumerable cases Spain's rulers intervened to protect favorites in trouble, and whole areas of Aragon either defied the Inquisition
altogether or severely impeded its operations.
"But he cheated the Inquisition
one last time," said Professor Troncarelli.
The investigation of the Inquisition
, the Catholic Church's centuries-long effort to root out and punish heretics, is beginning with closed-door meetings at the Vatican.
The Iberian story has three elements: the state policy that equated religious uniformity with national identity, the Inquisition
that was established to ensure assimilation and orthodoxy, and the reactions of the Jews.
was first founded in 1478 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain in a bid to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms and was under the direct control of the Spanish monarchy.
Medicine and the Inquisition
in the Early Modern World
What historical age are we living in?" he asked, adding that "in the days of the Inquisition
? Are they trying to do to others what was done to them in the ghettos, in the Inquisition
courts, or in the Nazi courts?"
AGAINST THE INQUISITION
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Hidalgo in the Inquisition
archives, only a malicious report about his arguing with a French theologian and how he was often invited to tertulias in the homes of the elite.