Spanish Inquisition. Islamic Invasions. 711 – Muslim (Moorish) invasion Beginning of “RECONQUEST” – liberate Spain from Muslim control Al Andalus: Moorish name for Iberia. Conversions. A Jew that converts to Christianity was known as a Converso
Mass Conversions to Christianity (20,000 Jews)
Jews become a race and no longer just a religion
Witnesses – testify against you, not for you
Enemies – You could confess by naming others (revenge on enemies)
Over 110,000 witches were killed in Europe.
Less than 100 killed in Spain