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6 June 1391 Massacre of Jews in Seville #otdimjh

Rosh Chodesh Tammuz in the year 5151 (June 6, 1391) marked a tragic turn in the history of Spanish Jewry in Christian Spain. On that day a wave of massacres swept the Jewish communities in Spain, which brought in their wake a … Continue reading

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12 February Auto da Fe in Seville(1481) and Toledo (1486) #onthisday #otdimjh

On February 12, 1481 in Seville twelve conversos were burned alive for allegedly practicing Judaism in the first recorded Auto da Fe (Act of Faith). On February 12, 1486 In Toledo some 750 Conversos were paraded through the streets of Toledo from … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh 5 December 633 Isidore of Seville convenes Fourth Council of Toledo to enact decrees against Jews and Jewish Christians

Isidore of Seville (c. 560 – 4 April 636) was Archbishop of Seville for more than three decades and is considered “the last scholar of the ancient world”. Amidst the disintegration of classical culture, and the increase of violence and … Continue reading

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