Maranos sentence example

maranos
  • Maranos, fleeing to the Netherlands, were welcomed; the immigrants were wealthy, enterprising and cultured.
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  • These " New Christians " or " Maranos," as they were called, were forbidden to leave the country between 1498 and 1507.
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  • It was in fact largely due to the Maranos that the Spanish Inquisition was founded.
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  • Maranos emigrated to various countries, but many remained in the Peninsula.
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  • The Jewish community in London was refounded by Maranos in the first half of the 17th century.
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  • Hamburg commerce, too, owed much to the enterprise of Portuguese Maranos.
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  • In Amsterdam many Maranos found asylum; Spinoza was descended from such a family.
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