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Description - The Inquisition by Edward Burman

The Inquisition inspired fear for centuries. Instituted to suppress heresy, it developed into a powerful body, wreaking the most terrible tortures and punishments on those who fell foul of it. The Cathars in southern France, Galileo, the Knight Templar and even St Teresa of Avila were all investigated, and the Spanish Inquisition, under Tomas de Torquemada, had a particular reputation for cruelty that was feared throughout Europe.This clear and objective account of the most notorious institutions of medieval Europe - now called 'The Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith' - covers its activities in Italy, Germany, France, Spain and Latin America. The book compares the actions of the Catholic Church with those of secular powers and reveals the true number of people sentenced to death by the Inquisition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750937221
ISBN-10: 075093722X
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Edward Burman

Edward Urman is a distinguished historian, particularly of the middle ages. His other books include The Templars, Knights of god,The assassins and Supremely Abominable Crimes, The Trial of the Knights Templar.

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