Gibraltar
Gibraltar is a self-governing British overseas territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula and Europe at the entrance of the Mediterranean...
Abbadid dynasty
The Abbadid dynasty or Abbadids (Arabic,بنو عباد) was an Arab Muslim Dynasty which arose in Al-Andalus on the downfall of the Caliphate of Cordoba (756–1031). After the collapse, there were multiple s...
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Almohad Caliphate
The Almohad Caliphate (Berber: Imweḥḥden, from Arabic الموحدون al-Muwaḥḥidun, "the monotheists" or "the unifiers") was a Moroccan Berber Muslim movement founded in the 12th century.The Almohad movemen...
Almohad Caliphate - Wikipedia
Converso
A converso ([komˈberso]; [kõˈvɛɾsu]; Catalan: convers [kumˈbɛrs], [komˈvɛɾs]; "a convert", from Latin conversvs, "converted, turned around") and its feminine form conversa was a Jew or Muslim who ...
Court Jew
In the early modern period, a court Jew or court factor (German: Hofjude, Hoffaktor) was a Jewish banker who handled the finances of, or lent money to, European royalty and nobility. In return for...
Crypto-Judaism
Crypto-Judaism is the secret adherence to Judaism while publicly professing to be of another faith; practitioners are referred to as "crypto-Jews" (origin from Greek kryptos - κρυπτός, 'hidden'). The ...
Ladino language
Judaeo-Spanish (also Judeo-Spanish and Judæo-Spanish: Judeo-Español, Hebrew script: גֿודֿיאו-איספאנייול, Cyrillic: Ђудео-Еспањол), commonly referred to as Ladino, is a Romance language derived from Ol...
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Reconquista
The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a period of approximately 781 years in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, after the Islamic conquest in 711 to the fall of Granada, the last Islamic state on the p...
Reconquista - Wikipedia
Spanish Inquisition
The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in 1478...
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Aharon HaLevi
Aharon ben Joseph HaLevi (Hebrew: אהרון הלוי‎‎; 1235 – c. 1290), known by his Hebrew acronym Ra'aH (רא"ה), was a medieval rabbi, Talmudic scholar and Halakhist.Aaron ha-Levi was ...
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Hayyim ben Judah ibn Musa
Hayyim ben Judah ibn Musa (Béjar, near Salamanca 1380-1460) was a Jewish physician, chemist, astronomer, and apologist who contended with Nicholas de Lyra. His main work is Magen va-Romah (Shield and ...
Diego Deza
Diego de Deza (1444 – 9 June 1523) was a theologian and inquisitor of Spain. He was one of the more notable figures in the Spanish Inquisition, and succeeded the notorious Tomás de Torquemada to the p...
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Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies
The Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies ("SCJS"), founded in August 1990 by Rabbi Joshua Stampfer of Portland, Oregon, and Dr. Stanley Hordes of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the major academic organization ...
RSD Alcalá
Real Sociedad Deportiva Alcalá is a Spanish football team based in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, in the Community of Madrid. Founded in 1929 it plays in Tercera División, holding home matches at Estadio ...
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Frank Silvera
Frank Alvin Silvera (July 24, 1914 – June 11, 1970) was a Jamaican-born American character actor and theatrical director. Silvera was known as "the man with a thousand faces" because of his abil...
John of the Cross
Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D. (Spanish: San Juan de la Cruz; 1542 – 14 December 1591), was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar ...
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Yalçın Küçük
Yalçın Küçük (born 1938) is a Turkish socialist writer, philosopher, economist, historian and media pundit, recognized for his historical studies on the late-Ottoman and Republican periods in the hist...
Joseph ben Hayyim Jabez
Joseph ben Hayyim Jabez (also "Yaavetz") (15th century-16th century) was a Spanish-Jewish theologian. He lived for a time in Portugal, where he associated with Joseph Hayyun, who inspired him with tha...
Tetuani Ladino
Tetuani (or Tetouani; Arabic: تطوانى) is a dialect of Judaeo-Spanish, a Jewish Romance language spoken in the Algerian region of Oran. The probable origin of the name is the city of Tetouan in Morocco...
Hanna van Recklinghausen
Hanna van Recklinghausen (1332 – after 1349), was a banker in Lochem in the Netherlands. She is the earliest woman merchant known by name in the Netherlands. She was the daughter of the Jewish Court J...