Course Details

01:510:314 Jews, Heretics, and the Inquisition (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Survey of the Medieval, Spanish, and Roman inquisitions focusing on these institutions' attitudes toward--and treatment of--heretics, Jews, and conversos. Examines how these inquisitions operated and their legal precedents as well as their relations to the social, political, and religious tensions of their day, in the context of broader historical questions about forms of intolerance and modes of persecution. Credit not given for both this course and 01:563:314.