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The Survival of the Marranos June 22, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Medieval, Modern
The Survival of the Marranos

A Beachcombing favorite to day, the Marranos of Belmonte. In 1492 Spain expelled its Jews or at least those who refused to convert to Catholicism. Some of these fleeing Spanish Jews crossed the border into Portugal where they joined an already substantial Jewish population and the Jews of all descriptions there were driven out of […]