Ferdinand and Isabella

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Noun1.Ferdinand and Isabella - joint monarchs of Spain; Ferdinand V and Isabella I
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As the so-called Reconquista, or Reconquest, of Spain by Catholic monarchs progressed through the 11th to the 15th centuries, Spain's Muslims became a marginalized group.
The corporatist model may even be said to resemble, in spite of its differing and distant historical context, the social vision of the Catholic monarchs of the colonial period.
Companion to Music in the Age of the Catholic Monarchs
According to Manuel Rosa, the world's foremost authority on "Christopher Columbus," not only was the immortal navigator of royal blood, but the Catholic Monarchs of Spain - whom "Columbus" adroitly deceived for more than twenty years - participated in a far-flung conspiracy to hide his true identity.
The measure aims to correct what the Spanish government has called the "historic mistake" of the country's Catholic monarchs sending Jews into exile in 1492.
The Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabel welcomed Ficino and his Neoplatonism, and students and scholars at the universities of Salamanca and Alcala de Henares embraced Ficinian studies over the next centuries.
Their millennial residence as an open and organised Jewish community in Iberia was brought to an end starting with the issuance of the Alhambra Decree by Spain's Catholic Monarchs in the late 15th century, which resulted in a combination of internal and external migrations, mass conversions, and executions.
The fateful moment for Spain's Jews came in 1492, when the Catholic Monarchs of Castile and Aragon, following the conquest of the last Moorish stronghold of Granada, issued the infamous Edict of Expulsion.
One of the last cities to fall into the hands of Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, during the "Reconquest" of Southern Spain, Granada's Palace of the Alhambra was the scene from which those same monarchs sent off Christopher Columbus to discover the New World.
Mormando situates the painting in the context of the plague of 1649 and of the ecclesiastical-political maneuvering of Pope Innocent X, who in the wake of the Peace of Westphalia (1648) was attempting to combat Protestantism, with its new measure of security in the empire, and to discipline those Roman Catholic monarchs who had made the Protestant gains possible, particularly Louis XIV of France and Emperor Ferdinand III.
4 Who was the last Moorish King of Granada, capitulating to the Spanish Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella on January 2nd, 1492?
Conversos (Spanish and Portuguese for 'converts') were those Jews who had become Christians, particularly, and usually as a result of pressure, during the two centuries preceding the Alhambra Decree of 1492 whereby all Jews who were not, or did not become, Christians, were expelled from Spain by that country's Catholic Monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella.
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