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    The Spanish Inquisition Works Cited Missing The Spanish Inquisition is known for the terror it caused the inhabitants of the Iberian peninsula. Although the Inquisition originally began to purify the nation from heretics, it came to have more materialistic, racial, and political motives, instead of just purification. The beginning of the Inquisition is generally credited to the reign of Ferdinand V and Isabella. In truth, it began before that time, and carried on long after Ferdinand and

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    became targets. For more than three hundred years, the Spanish Inquisition hovered over Spain, inciting fear and inflicting brutality upon those accused of heresy. A heretic was viewed as a contagious, rotted soul, lacking spiritual integrity. Their unholy actions spread like a disease; infecting anyone else in its path. Jews, Muslims, and Protestants, specifically Lutherans, each had their turn being victimized by the Spanish Inquisition. That being said, the King and Queen devote majority of the

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    false witnesses, (cf. Brief of Leo X of 14 December, 1518). Torture was applied only too frequently and to cruelly, but certainly not more cruelly than under Charles V's system of judicial torture in Germany. (4) Historical Analysis The Spanish Inquisition deserves neither the exaggerated praise nor the equally exaggerated vilification often bestowed on it. The number of victims cannot be calculated with even approximate accuracy; the much maligned autos-da-fé were in reality but a religious ceremony

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    Evaluate the changes in representation of the Iberian inquisition throughout history The inquisition was a religious institution that policed the new Christians in the Iberian Peninsula. The inquisition was a by-product of hundreds of years of negative relations towards non-catholic people in Europe. It began around 1478 and in ended in 1834; during the three hundred and fifty-six years responses to the inquisition change immensely. This was partly due to many laypeople being indoctrinated by anti-Semitic

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    The Spanish Inquisition was the longest and most ruthless inquiry of faith of all time. Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Christians, and all non-Catholic religions were besieged by persecution from the Spanish government. Although it was not intended, thousands of innocent Spaniards were tortured and killed once the king and queen of Spain established the Inquisition. An Inquisition is a very complex process, and at first, seemed innocuous. Inquisitions were designated to be a series of tribunals (courts)

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    The Spanish Inquisition The word “inquisition” means to examine. Inquisitors would “examine” suspected Heretics, people whose ideas do not match those of the Roman Catholic Church, and punish them accordingly. This included torture and burning. The great inquisition movement that took place in Spain, or Hispania as it was called before Spain united. It was called The Spanish Inquisition. It took place for approximately five hundred years, from the late 15th century to mid 19th century. Many ironic

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    The Spanish Inquisition In the year 1469 there was a union between the Spanish kingdoms, Aragon and Castile. This union would ignite the darkest moment of Spanish history, the Spanish Inquisition. Ferdinand of Aragon married Isabella I of Castile, in hopes of obtaining the Castilian crown. Isabella's high-spirited and politically astute personality enabled her to retain sovereign authority in her own

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    Known for the terror it caused the inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula, The Spanish Inquisition was one of the most deadly inquisitions in history. Used for both political and religious reasons, the time period between the 1400’s and the 1800’s belonged to the Catholic Roman Empire (Encyclopedia Britannica, 1994). In order to better understand the Inquisition, the reasons behind it, and the phenomenal worldwide effect, it is indispensable to examine its preceding events. In 14th century Spain, Jewish

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    The Spanish Inquisition If the Spanish Inquisition did not take place, perhaps history would be very different today. The Spanish Inquisition which sought out the heretics and sought to drive out the Moors and Jews has changed the course of history since it further unified Spain and marked the expulsion of Spanish Jews and Muslims. Since the papal decree by Pope Sixtus IV, many Jews and Moors have suffered under the hands of Christian rulers. Persecution has existed for a long time. There has been

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    com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&q=cecil+roth) (http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=cecil+roth&fr=FP-tab-web-t&toggle=1&ei=UTF-8) The Spanish inquisition takes place from the 1600’s to the late 19th century it was to covert, kill or band all Jews, protestants and who the Inquisitionist judged as a heretic. So that Spain could be purified. The Inquisitions originally started in France and Italy when the Catholic Church tried to seek out all heretics. Inquisitionist would judge whoever they thought

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