The Phoenix and the Flame: Catalonia and the Counter Reformation

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In 1492, while Columbus set about "discovering" the Americas for Ferdinand and Isabella, at home the Spanish monarchy banished the Jews and slaughtered the Moors, driving both from Hispanic soil. This was post-medieval Christian Europe, where the Catholic Church ruled supreme with her absolute monarchs - a moral, political and cultural force without rival. The upstart rival which the Catholic establishment - kings, popes, theologians, warriors, bureaucrats - was to devote all its resources to fending off during the next few ...

The Phoenix and the Flame: Catalonia and the Counter Reformation 1993, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300054163

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The Phoenix and the Flame: Catalonia and the Counter Reformation 1993, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300209648

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