Pedro De Valencia And The Catholic Apologists Of The Expulsion Of The Moriscos

Pedro De Valencia And The Catholic Apologists Of The Expulsion Of The Moriscos

Visions Of Christianity And Kingship

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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.
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
ISBN: 9789004189409
9004189408
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 424 pages) : illustrations

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