- New Christians (Marranos)
Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
Earlier Established Forms
- found: New encyc. of Judaism, 2002: p. 69 (Anusim see Marranos) p. 185 (Conversos see Marronos [sic]) p. 502 (Marranos; a deliberately offensive and contemptuous term applied in Spain and Portugal to baptized Jews and their descendants from about the 15th cent. on; these Jews also referred to as Anusim, Conversos, and New Christians)
- found: Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion, 1997: p. 54 (Anusim see Marranos) p. 442 (Marranos; Crypto-Jews of Spain and Portugal who were forcefully converted to Christianity in the 14th and 15th centuries. They were known as Conversos or New Christians. The Marranos of the Balearic Islands were known as Chuetas)
- found: Blackwell dictionary of Judaica, 1992: p. 348 (Marranos; Anusim in Hebr.; New ; term applied in Spain and Portugal to the descendants of baptized Jews suspected of adhering to Judaism)
- found: Encyc. Judaica, 1981: vol. 5, p. 935 (Conversos; designation used in Christian Spain and Portugal for Moorish or Jewish converts to Christianity; it was sometimes applied to their descendants) vol. 11, p. 1018 (Marranos; a term of approbium used to denigrate New Christians of Spain and Portugal) vol. 12, p. 1022 (New Christians; a term applied specifically to three groups of Jewish converts to Christianity and their descendants in the Iberian peninsula in 1391, 1492, and 1497; the term New Christians carried no intrinsic pejorative connotation)
- 1986-02-11: new
- 2007-03-09: revised
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