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Marrano Poets of the Seventeenth Century: An Anthology of the Poetry of Joao Pinto Delgado, Antonio Enriquez Gomez and Miguel De Barrios

Timothy Oelman (ed.)

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100479
eISBN:
9781800340534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100479.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The story of the Marranos (the Jewish converts to Christianity in Spain and Portugal) has long been a source of fascination for Jews interested in their heritage and for all those concerned with the ... More


Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Naomi Leite

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285040
eISBN:
9780520960640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285040.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Naomi Leite's Unorthodox Kin is a ground-breaking exploration of identity, relatedness, and belonging in the context of profound global interconnection. A poignant and gracefully written portrait of ... More


Conclusion: Crossing the Sea

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0050
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

It is tempting to try to reduce the history of the Mediterranean to a few common features, to attempt to define a ‘Mediterranean identity’ or to insist ... More


Maimonides’ Iggeret ha-Shemad: Law and Rhetoric

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113980
eISBN:
9781800341111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113980.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concerns Maimonides' Iggeret ha-Shemad (Letter on Persecution). Maimonides claims that his antagonist has failed to notice the obvious: that all the Marranos have done is admit the ... More


Introduction

Timothy Oelman, Timothy Oelman, and Timothy Oelman (eds)

in Marrano Poets of the Seventeenth Century: An Anthology of the Poetry of Joao Pinto Delgado, Antonio Enriquez Gomez and Miguel De Barrios

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100479
eISBN:
9781800340534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100479.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter traces the origins of the Marranos, the crypto-Jews of the Iberian Peninsula. The history of the Marranos begins in 1391 with the forcible conversion of the Jews in Seville ... More


João Pinto Delgado

Timothy Oelman (ed.)

in Marrano Poets of the Seventeenth Century: An Anthology of the Poetry of Joao Pinto Delgado, Antonio Enriquez Gomez and Miguel De Barrios

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100479
eISBN:
9781800340534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100479.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies João Pinto Delgado, the most important literary talent to have emerged from the Marrano background. In common with the other Marrano poets, Pinto Delgado looks frequently to the ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Israel

in European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism, 1550-1750

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774426
eISBN:
9781800340282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774426.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter assesses what the contribution of the Jews was to seventeenth-century European civilization. It is reasonably clear that the general significance of the Jews has to be ... More


Two Exile in Sepharad: The Mezuzah in the Madonna's Foot and Memorias judías

Tabea Alexa Linhard

in Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787390
eISBN:
9780804791885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787390.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 2 examines the symbolic uses of the past in narratives of Jewish exiles in Spain during World War II and focuses on Trudi Alexy's memoir of surviving the Holocaust in Spain, The Mezuzah in ... More


Introduction

Steven B. Smith

in Spinoza's Book of Life: Freedom and Redemption in the Ethics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100198
eISBN:
9780300128499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100198.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book begins with a look into the early life of Spinoza. Born Bento Despinosa on November 24, 1632 in Amsterdam, his Hebrew name Baruch means “blessed.” Spinoza received a typical Jewish ... More


Introduction: An Ethnography of Affinities

Naomi Leite

in Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285040
eISBN:
9780520960640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285040.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This introductory chapter lays out the groundwork for a discussion into the Portuguese Marrano movement and places this movement within the context of belonging and identification. It looks at the ... More


Outsider, In-Between: Becoming Marranos

Naomi Leite

in Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285040
eISBN:
9780520960640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285040.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores the transformations that occurred once the urban Marranos attempted to enter the world of Portugal's organized Jewish communities, which rejected them as non-Jews, and when they ... More


Conclusion: Strangers, Kin, and the Global Search for Belonging

Naomi Leite

in Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285040
eISBN:
9780520960640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285040.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This concluding chapter summarizes the major themes of this volume and the developments which occurred among the people who were studied and interviewed for this book. It shows how their story offers ... More


Dönme Kabbala: Beliefs and Practices in Parallel Space and Time

Cengiz Sisman

in The Burden of Silence: Sabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190244057
eISBN:
9780190244071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244057.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

The sixth chapter deals with the question of how the Dönme communities sustained their enigmatic social and religious identities and created Dönme Kabbala in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. ... More


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