Pedro de Valencia and the Catholic apologists of the expulsion of the Moriscos: visions of Christianity and kingship

The Spanish Moriscos, Muslims forcibly converted to Christianity, were expelled by Philip III between 1609 and 1614. Subsequently, writers known as Catholic Apologists wrote justifying the event. Pedro de Valencia, humanist, biblical scholar, jurist and royal Chronicler, condemned expulsion. Both Ap...

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Contributors: Magnier, Grace (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:Multilingual
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Published: Leiden Boston Brill 2010
Series/Journal:The medieval and early modern Iberian world 0569-1934 v. 38
The medieval and early modern Iberian world v. 38
Further subjects:B Catholic Church History 16th century Spain
B Moriscos History
B Church and state History 16th century Spain
B Catholic Church
B Racial question
B Catholic Church (Spain) History 16th century
B History
B Valencia, Pedro de 1555-1620 Valencia, Pedro de
B Valencia, Pedro de
B Spain
B Spain Kings and rulers Religious aspects
B Religious tolerance
B Spain History House of Austria, 1516-1700
B Spain History House of Austria, 1516-1700
B Moriscos
B Electronic books
B Church and state
B Valencia, Pedro de 1555-1620
B Church and state (Spain) History 16th century
B Kings and rulers ; Religious aspects
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Summary:The Spanish Moriscos, Muslims forcibly converted to Christianity, were expelled by Philip III between 1609 and 1614. Subsequently, writers known as Catholic Apologists wrote justifying the event. Pedro de Valencia, humanist, biblical scholar, jurist and royal Chronicler, condemned expulsion. Both Apologists and Pedro de Valencia made their case by invoking Divine Providence: the former contended that millenarian prophecies and apocalyptic visions were signs of divine warning beforehand and of approval afterwards; Valencia urged Philip III to act as a shepherd king, arguing that Divine Providen
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-419) and index. - Description based on print version record
ISBN:9004189408