A History of the Marranos
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The tradegy and romance of the story of the secret Jews of the Spanish Peninsula is a lesson that every one must learn and always remember.
Paperback, 424 pages
Published January 1st 1987 by Schocken Books / Sepher-Hermon Press, Inc. (first published 1932)
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Kressel Housman
I know I’m not alone in admitting that I often find history books hard to get through (an embarrassing admission in my case as I’m a freelance assistant to a historian), but I’ll sometimes push myself for the sake of the subject. That was certainly the case here in this history of the Jews who practiced an underground form of Judaism in Spain, Portugal, Amsterdam, and even the New World. The most grabbing part of it was unfortunately the most gruesome, and that was Chapter V, which was about the...more
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Chi erano i marrani? come vivevano? cosa ne fu di loro? un buon libro con buone risposte a queste domande.
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Cecil Roth (5 March 1899 – 21 June 1970),[1] was a British Jewish historian.

A prolific writer, Roth published more than 600 books and articles, which have been translated into many languages, including histories of the Jews in England (1941) and Italy (1946), A History of the Marranos (3d ed. 1966), The Jews in the Renaissance (1959), Jewish Art (1961), and The Dead Sea Scrolls (1965).

He was educa...more
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