marranism, marranoism

the forced conversion of Jews or Moors in medieval Spain. — marrano, n.
1. a history or registry of martyrs.
2. the branch of ecelesiastical history that studies the lives and deaths of martyrs.
3. an official catalog of martyrs and saints, arranged according to the dates of their feast days. — martyrologist, n.martyrologic, martyrological, adj.
See also: Catholicism
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