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Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Jews and Muslims who converted to Christianity in the Christian Iberian Peninsula were known as ‘conversos’. Today the term usually refers to the thousands of Spanish and Portuguese Jews...

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conversos

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 346 words.

Jews and Muslims who converted to Christianity in the Christian Iberian Peninsula were known as ‘conversos’. Today the

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conversos

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Jews and Muslims who converted to Christianity in the Christian Iberian Peninsula were known as ‘conversos’. Today the term usually refers to the thousands of Spanish and Portuguese Jews...

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Conversos and Crypto-Judaism

Gretchen Starr-Lebeau.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 7634 words.

Conversos are converts from Judaism to Christianity and their descendants. Other terms include tornizados, New Christians, and marranos. The first three terms are neutral, suggesting...

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<b>CONVERSOS</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 3 words.

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Conversos

Edited by Suzanne Oboler and Deena J. González.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 6 words.

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Conversos

Edited by Hans J. Hillebrand.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 5 words.

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Jesuits, <i>Conversos</i>, and <i>Alumbrados</i> in the Iberian World

Stefania Pastore .

in The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 13183 words.

This chapter focuses on the first Spanish Jesuits and in particular on the ambiguous relationship between orthodoxy and heresy that characterized the first phase of their long story in the...

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From Windfall to Fall: The Conversos in the Society of Jesus

Marc Rastoin, S.J..

in Friends on the Way

November 2007; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 4946 words.

This chapter discusses the Society of Jesus' acceptance of recruits from Jewish origin or the so-called conversos prior to 1593. This tolerance ended at the Fifth General Congregation in...

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The Life and Times of the Picaro-Converso from Spain to Latin America

Yael Halevi-Wise.

in Sephardism

April 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 8694 words.

This chapter offers a critical analysis of three contemporary historical novels that use picaresque features to portray the experiences of Jews and conversos in Spain, Portugal, and...

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E converso <i>adv.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 23 words.

“From the converse.”

(1) On the contrary.

(2) On the other hand. Compare with E contra.

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<i>The Other:</i> Conversos, <i>Gypsies, Foreign Catholics, and Foreign Vassals</i>

Tamar Herzog.

in Defining Nations

March 2003; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 9763 words.

This chapter presents the book's hypothesis suggesting that the community of Spanish natives in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was a highly complex social and legal construction,...

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Norman Roth. <i>Conversos, Inquisition, and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain</i>. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 1995. Pp. xvi, 429. $50.00

Mark D. Meyerson.

in The American Historical Review

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 0 words.

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Miriam Bodian. <i>Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation: Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam</i>. (The Modern Jewish Experience.) Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1997. Pp. xiii, 219. $35.00

Benjamin J. Kaplan.

in The American Historical Review

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 0 words.

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<b>CARDOSO FAMILY</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 714 words.

a family of Spanish conversos.

Isaac Cardoso (1604–1683), physician and scholar. He was born in Portugal to a converso

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E contra <i>adv.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 17 words.

“From the contrary.”

On the contrary. Compare with E converso.

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