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Judging Maria de Macedo: A Female Visionary and the Inquisition in Early Modern Portugal

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Judging Maria de Macedo: A Female Visionary and the Inquisition in Early Modern Portugal by Bryan Givens

On February 20, 1665, the Inquisition of Lisbon arrested Maria de Macedo, the wife of a midlevel official of the Portuguese Treasury, after she revealed during a deposition that, since she was ten years old, an enchanted Moor had frequently taken her to a magical castle in the legendary land of wonders known as the Hidden Isle. The island paradise was also the home of Sebastian, the former king of Portugal (1557-1578), who had died in battle in Morocco while on crusade in 1578. His body remained undiscovered, however, and many people in seventeenth-century Portugal---including Maria---eagerly awaited his return in glory. In Judging Maria de Macedo, Bryan Givens offers a microhistorical examination of Maria's trial before the Inquisition in Lisbon in 1665-1666, providing an intriguing glimpse into Portugese culture at the time.

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Pages: 272
Size: 1.7 MB
Publisher: LSU Press
Date published:   2011
ISBN: 9780807138144 (DRM-PDF)

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12/09/2016
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