Inquisition

This impressive volume is actually three histories in one: of the legal procedures, personnel, and institutions that shaped the inquisitorial tribunals from Rome to early modern Europe of the myth of The Inquisition, from its origins with the anti-Hispanists and religious reformers of the sixteenth...

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Main Author: Peters, Edward 1936-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Berkeley, Calif. [u.a.] University of Californiarnia Press 1989
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Summary: This impressive volume is actually three histories in one: of the legal procedures, personnel, and institutions that shaped the inquisitorial tribunals from Rome to early modern Europe of the myth of The Inquisition, from its origins with the anti-Hispanists and religious reformers of the sixteenth century to its embodiment in literary and artistic masterpieces of the nineteenth century and of how the myth itself became the foundation for a "history" of the inquisitions
This impressive volume is actually three histories in one: of the legal procedures, personnel, and institutions that shaped the inquisitorial tribunals from Rome to early modern Europe of the myth of The Inquisition, from its origins with the anti-Hispanists and religious reformers of the sixteenth century to its embodiment in literary and artistic masterpieces of the nineteenth century and of how the myth itself became the foundation for a "history" of the inquisitions
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-347) and index.
ISBN: 0520066308