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Author Magnier, Grace.

Title Pedro de Valencia and the Catholic apologists of the expulsion of the Moriscos : visions of Christianity and kingship / by Grace Magnier
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 424 pages) : illustrations
Series The medieval and early modern Iberian world, 0569-1934 ; v. 38
Medieval and early modern Iberian world ; v. 38
Summary The Spanish Moriscos, Muslims forcibly converted to Christianity, were expelled by Philip III between 1609 and 1614. Subsequently, writers known as Catholic Apologists wrote justifying the event. Pedro de Valencia, humanist, biblical scholar, jurist and royal Chronicler, condemned expulsion. Both Apologists and Pedro de Valencia made their case by invoking Divine Providence: the former contended that millenarian prophecies and apocalyptic visions were signs of divine warning beforehand and of approval afterwards; Valencia urged Philip III to act as a shepherd king, arguing that Divine Providen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-419) and index
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Subject Valencia, Pedro de, 1555-1620.
Catholic Church -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Church and state -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Moriscos -- History
Spain -- History -- House of Austria, 1516-1700.
Spain -- Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009052566
ISBN 9004182888 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004189408 (electronic bk.)
9789004182882 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004189409 (electronic bk.)