Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition: A History (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition: A History The history of Prey Tomas de Torquemada is the history of the establishment of the Modern Inquisition. It is not so much the history of a man as of an abstract genius presiding over a gigantic and cruel engine of its own perfecting. Of this engine we may examine for ourselves to-day the details of the complex machinery. Through the records that survive we may observe its cold, smooth action, and trace in this the awful intelligence of its architect. But of that ...

Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition: A History (Classic Reprint) 2017, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781331849094

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