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(medieval Spain and Portugal) a Jew or Moor who professed to convert to Christianity in order to avoid persecution or expulsion

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To fully understand Mendez's seemingly innocuous (even absurd-sounding) conjecture, it is important to address the centrality of ethnicity to the self-identities of conversos of Portuguese origin, a phenomenon I will discuss in the following section.
Ahora bien, lo mas curioso y, quiza tambien, lo mas interesante, es que, a pesar del amplio abanico de verbos heredados, el latin altomedieval empezo a desarrollar nuevos verbos de apoyo conversos que alcanzarian, mas tarde, un exito rotundo.
Chapters Four and Five analyze the figure of the converso in two quite different works.
In it Rosa Rossi reiterates and defends the thesis she put forward in her 1987 book, Ascoltare Cervantes (translated into Spanish as Escuchar a Cervantes in 1988), to wit, that Cervantes' outsider status as a homosexual converso goes far to explain his dissidence from his culture's dominant ideology.
Spinoza's philosophy is the first modern, secular philosophy (despite most people's identification of Descartes with that claim), precisely because it issues from a complex religious background of conversos, Marranos and reconversos, with its hybrid crossing of Judaism and Christianity.
claims, "previous understanding" of topics such as the Expulsion, the conversos, and the Inquisition, has been "completely false" (CIE, xiv, 319, and passim).
Warshawsky's close analysis of the trial transcripts reveals the ambivalence and emotional struggles that many conversos faced.
He learned his ancestors were Bnei Anusima Hebrew term for conversos, those forced to convert to Christianity during the Spanish Inquisitionwho fled from the Iberian Peninsula to what is now New Mexico.
Devaney notes how social tensions played a role in the riots--the anticonverso rioters were led by a local blacksmith who was mortally wounded after attacking a local knight who sought to protect the conversos in the name of the king.
Por otra parte, sabemos que el Lazarillo se inserta en un brote de literatura transgresiva, que parte de La Celestina y mantiene parentesco ideologico con textos de su tiempo, como las epistolas de Villalobos o los dialogos de los hermanos Valdes o Villalon, asi como con Erasmo y las corrientes espirituales afines como el iluminismo, que hunden sus raices en el problema socio-religioso de los conversos.
Asi visito templos evangelistas, cristianos, mormones, hasta que llego a la mezquita Dar Al Hikmah, liderada por la familia Rojas, todos conversos.
El libro reune las ponencias presentadas en ese simposio, uno de cuyos asistentes fue Joseph Perez, que abordaba la intervencion de los conversos en las Comunidades, matizando las afirmaciones de Americo Castro, pues considera que este llego "a darle una importancia tal vez excesiva" a los conversos en el conflicto, reduciendolo a un enfrentamiento entre cristianos viejos y nuevos; Perez escribe que "se puede admitir que los conversos aportaron proporcionalmente mayor numero de adeptos a la causa de las Comunidades que otros grupos sociales.
The Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond; Volume 3: Displaced Persons
In doing so, she claims to have found a long history of coded literature written by judaizantes and conversos (Jews forced to convert to Christianity who secretly remained Jewish, and converts who, although accepting Christianity, also secretly retained some of their Jewish beliefs).
El problema es si se admitia o no en una orden religiosa a los conversos o a los hijos y nietos de conversos y confesos que no podian probar que su ascendencia hasta la cuarta generacion estaba exenta de sangre judia o mora.