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The age of Torquemada, Hardcover – January 1, by John Edward Longhurst (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 2 Used from $Author: John Edward Longhurst.

He has included in this project-either in full or in abstract - the extant documentary material on Spanish Jewry from the Middle Ages to the year of the expulsion, with a few additional items on the immediate aftereffects, from which the final chapter of the present study has been prepared.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Longhurst, John Edward, Age of Torquemada. Sandoval, N.M., Coronado Press, (OCoLC) OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The chosen people --The golden age --The converso --Traitors to the faith --The Inquisition --Inquisitor General Torquemada --The Alboraico --Denunciation for survival --The remnant --The ritual murder of La Guardia --The wandering Jew --The Messiah cometh.

Life. Juan de Torquemada was born in Valladolid, Spain. At an early age he joined the Dominican Order, and soon distinguished himself for learning and he accompanied the general of his order to the Council of fter he proceeded to the University of Paris for study, and took his doctor's degree in theology in After teaching for some time in Paris, he became.

The age of Torquemada by John Edward Longhurst (Book) Tomás de Torquemada: architect of torture during the Spanish Inquisition by Enid A Goldberg (Book (Book) 14 editions published. In his celebrated history, Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition, Rafael Sabatini provides stunning detail about the Catholic Church's Inquisition (which started in the 12th Century and was not singularly attributable to Spain).

His account is cutting and raw but eminently factual. Torquemada learned to use his evil genius at an early age to use the power of the Catholic Church and the. Tomás de Torquemada OP (Octo – Septem ), also anglicized as Thomas of Torquemada, was a Castilian Dominican friar and first Grand Inquisitor in Spain's movement to homogenize religious practices with those of the Catholic Church in the late 15th century, otherwise known as the Spanish Inquisition, which resulted in the expulsion from Spain of thousands of people of.

Torquemada. To English ears, the very name sounds tortured and cruel. And Tomás de Torquemada was that. He was a most intolerant man in an age of intolerant men.

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A Jew, born into a family of converts, he turned most of his fury against his own people. With energy and connections, it was inevitable that Torquemada should rise to power. Torquemada’s wife Silvia dies, leaving him with two children: daughter Rufina and son Valentín. The son proves to be a “prodigy of prodigies,” mastering math at a young age and making a name for himself with his abilities.

At twelve years of age he contracts meningitis and hovers between life and death. Torquemada died in the odor of sanctity Septemin the monastery of Saint Thomas at Avila. The lamentations of the Faithful mingled with the excited hosannas of the Conversos who saw the hand of Jehovah reaching into Avila to slay the Great Leviathan and.

The whole age was caught up in a wave of persecution and murder that even the dialectical puffing of that apologists' darling, Mr. Chesterton, cannot completely obscure.1 To help guard against the spread of heresy Torquemada also celebrated a number of book-burning festivals, especially of Hebrew Bibles and, after the final defeat of.

Torquemada petitioned the Vatican in for this last jurisdictional prey, but Pope Innocent VIII held firm. Torquemada proceeded anyway, to attempt the destruction of two of the most prominent and highly regarded Converso bishops in Castile, Juan Arias Dávila of Segovia, and Pedro de Aranda of Calahorra.

Character Bio - As a child, Torquemada embarked on what he thought was a 'children's crusade' to rid the galaxy of aliens, but was betrayed by the crusade's leader, sold into slavery and ended up working as a slave for an alien race for five his escape and return home he hated aliens more than ever.

After working as the leader of the Tube Police on Termight (Earth in the far future. This book tells the history of Torquemada, the Dominican Friar who later became the confessor to Queen Isabella and Grand Inquisitor in the Inquisition, responsible for the cruellest examples of religious persecution the world has ever : Ozymandias Press.

Torquemada was a tormented and mentally ill person who learned at an early age how to use the power of the Catholic Church and the ignorance of the populous for his personal gain. Indeed, Torquemada wrote (plagiarized much content) the foundational content for how the Spanish Inquisition could exterminate at will anyone yet the Church could Reviews: Torquemada's Dominicans obtained special permission.

from the Pope to employ Jewish physicians on the plea that there were few doctors of the True Faith in Spain. The Catholic Kings also employed a Jewish physician and, if we can trust the word of contemporaries, it almost cost them the life of their son Prince Juan.

It seems the prince. Thomas Torquemada: The Grand Inquisitor Years, the Board Ruled In the library at Torquemada's monastery in Segovia was a book called the "Alboraico,"written in by an anonymous author who clearly loved his work.

In this piece of learned nonsense Mohammed's "horse," the Alboraico, becomes the symbolic equivalent of the Judaizing Converso of Spain, and each part of his body represents a particular.

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Bestselling author Howard Fast’s novelization of the Spanish Inquisition, Torquemada, is a terrifying drama about one of history’s most notorious individuals.

Prior Thomas de Torquemada and Don Alvaro de Rafel, a Spanish knight, have been friends for many years. Tomás de Torquemada, (bornValladolid, Castile [Spain]—died SeptemÁvila, Castile), first grand inquisitor in Spain, whose name has become synonymous with the Christian Inquisition’s horror, religious bigotry, and cruel fanaticism.

The nephew of a noted Dominican cardinal and theologian, Juan de Torquemada, the young Torquemada joined the Dominicans and in. Torquemada was a tormented and mentally ill person who learned at an early age how to use the power of the Catholic Church and the ignorance of the populous for his personal gain.

Indeed, Torquemada wrote (plagiarized much content) the foundational content for how the Spanish Inquisition could exterminate at will anyone yet the Church could Reviews: Torquemada by Victor Hugo, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Bestselling author Howard Fast’s suspenseful historical drama of the Spanish Inquisition brings to life the notorious Grand Inquisitor Thomas de Torquemada and his terrifying quest to purge Spain of heretics Bestselling author Howard Fast’s novelization of the Spanish Inquisition, Torquemada, is a terrifying drama about one of history’s most notorious individuals/5(6).

Torquemada book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Benito Pérez Galdós, Spain's most important novelist after Cervantes, has /5(6).

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Tomás de Torquemada. The Age of Torquemada, by John Edward Longhurst (). Henry Charles Lea, The history of the Inquisition of Spain, (Macmillan, –07) Wikisource:A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages/Volume I Letters on the Spanish Inquisition by Joseph de Maistre.

Possibly the best account yet of the role of Torquemada in the Inquisition, with particular emphasis in the back half of the book of the notorious "Infante de la Guardia" incident and the role of that affair on Ferdinand and Isabella's decision to expel all Jews from Spain inright around the time Columbus was heading out to try to discover a new route to the "Indies."4/5(6).

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AKA Tomás de Torquemada. Grand Inquisitor. Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain Location of death: Ávila, Spain Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Cremated (as. Inquisitor-General of Spain, son of Don Pedro Ferdinando, lord of Torquemada, a small town in Old Castile, was born in at Valladolid during the reign of John II.

Being Religion. Tomás de Torquemada is the fictional main villain in the comic strip Nemesis the Warlock, published in the British comic anthology eventually appeared in 7 episodes of spin-off adventures of his own. He is named after and inspired by the real life Tomás de Torquemada.Tomás de Torquemada, (Thomas of Torquemada), O.P.

( – Septem ) was a 15th-century Spanish Dominican friar and the first Grand Inquisitor in Spain's movement to restore Christianity among its populace in the late 15th century. As well as being Grand Inquisitor, Torquemada was also the confessor to Isabella I of is notorious for his zealous campaign against the.Tomás de Torquemada ( – ) is the main antagonist in Assassins' Creed II: Discovery and the main antagonist of the film adaptation of the series, Assassin's Creed: The Movie.

He was a Spanish friar, the first Inquisitor General of Spain, confessor to Isabella I of Castile, and a Master Templar of the Spanish Rite of the Templar Order. Under influence of Rodrigo Borgia, Grand.