Overview

auto-da-fé


'auto-da-fé' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The burning of a heretic by the Spanish Inquisition; the phrase is recorded in English from the early 18th century, and comes from Portuguese, literally ‘act of faith’.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.