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Introduction

Renee Levine Melammed

in A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Spanish Jewry was adept at adapting over the centuries to the changes in rule, from Visigoth to Muslim and finally to the Catholic reconquest. Nevertheless, the riots of 1391 and the forced ... More


Frontier and Settlement in the Kingdom of Castile (1085–1350)

Manuel GonzÁlez Jiménez

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the history of the medieval Iberian kingdoms, the frontier played a primordial role: there were internal political, religious, and cultural frontiers, but there were also important ‘external’ ... More


Institutions on the Castilian-Granadan Frontier 1369–1482

José Enrique López De Coca Castañer

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter assesses the relationship between the Crown of Castile and the Nasrid kingdom of Granada from 1369 to 1482 by focusing attention on frontier institutions. The frontier between both ... More


Introduction

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the “Introduction,” Lee provides the theoretical framework of her book, which is founded on the notion that all textual production—literary and documentary—are valid in understanding the early ... More


La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Amy G. Remensnyder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

This book brings together medieval Iberia, colonial Mexico, and colonial New Mexico through the largely unexplored history of the Virgin Mary as a figure of warfare and cross-cultural encounter. ... More


Framing Fiesta

Ronald L. Grimes

in The Craft of Ritual Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195301427
eISBN:
9780199369164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301427.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter helps explain the paradox of calling La Conquistadora (the Conqueress) Our Lady of Peace and of treating Don Diego De Vargas, a conquistador, as a man of peace. Even though the fiesta ... More


Marian Monarchs and the Virgin’s Realm

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

Although Mary had been invoked by Christian men of war fighting Muslims as early as the eleventh century, her role as a saintly patron of the so-called Christian reconquest of Iberia first became ... More


Heroes and History

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

In late fourteenth and fifteenth-century Castile, Mary continued to be used as a patron of royally-led warfare against Muslims. As Ferdinand of Antequera, regent of Castile, and the so-called ... More


In a Man’s World

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

Mary belonged as squarely to the ethos of the Christian knights who fought against Muslims as she did to the royal ideology of reconquest. This prized intimacy between Mary and Christian men of war ... More


Ad extra: The Orders’ Mission in the World

Sam Zeno Conedera

in Ecclesiastical Knights: The Military Orders in Castile, 1150-1330

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265954
eISBN:
9780823266968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265954.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores the Iberian orders’ mission in the world and relations with other social groups. Numerous kinds of sources testify that the orders’ warfare, which was crucial to the Reconquest, ... More


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