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The Venetian Inquisition and aspects of "otherness" : Judaizers, Muslim and Christian converts (16th-17th century)

@inproceedings{Plakotos2004TheVI,
  title={The Venetian Inquisition and aspects of "otherness" : Judaizers, Muslim and Christian converts (16th-17th century)},
  author={Georgios Plakotos},
  year={2004}
}
The Thesis explores the Venetian Inquisition's handling of cases involving crypto-Jewish, crypto-Muslim practices and some cases where people had lapsed into Islamic ways, especially when in remoter parts of the Venetian empire or within the Ottoman empire and who sought reconciliation with the Catholic Church. Despite their differences, the offences involved the practice of dissimulation and connected with Venice's position as a transit city, since for most offenders, Venice was one among… Expand