By François Soyer
This ebook demanding situations generic assumptions about the persecution of the Jews and Muslims of Portugal in 1496-7. It items jointly the advancements that ended in the occasions of 1496-7 and provides an in depth reconstruction of the persecution itself.
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Forty-one on the summit of the executive service provider of the comunas dos judeus, and of Jewish society in Portugal, stood the manager rabbi (Rabimor) a determine just like the Rab Mayor de los angeles Corte in Castile. forty two From the reign of Afonso I, the Rabi-mor was once the transparent and uncontested chief of the Jewish groups in medieval Portugal. the manager rabbi was once no longer elected via the Jews yet appointed by means of the Crown and was once frequently a Jewish courtier who loved the favour of the King. forty three He was once dependable to the King for the correct management of the Jewish groups all through his geographical regions and, in go back, additionally represented the pursuits of 39 M. J. P. Ferro Tavares, Os judeus em Portugal no século XV, 1, 130–2. M. J. P. Ferro Tavares, Os judeus em Portugal no século XV, 1, 123; Ordenações Afonsinas, bk. II, identify 34. forty-one A. N. T. T. , Chancelaria de D. Afonso V, bk. five, fol. 1v; bk. 20, fol. 68v; bk. 27, fol. forty two and Chancelaria de D. João II, bk. 6, fol. 138v. forty two M. C. , Álvarez, “El shipment de Rab Mayor de l. a. Corte según un documento de Juan II fechado en 1450”, En los angeles España Medieval 24 (2001), 157–198. Y. Baer, A heritage of the Jews in Christian Spain, 2, 259–270. forty three On those “court Jews” see R. Faingold, “Los judíos en las cortes reales de Portuguesas”, Sefarad, fifty five (1995), 77–104. forty 34 bankruptcy one Portuguese Jewry on the royal courtroom by means of performing as its interlocutor with the King. sooner than the overdue fourteenth century, little is understood of the suitable tasks and jurisdiction of the Rabi-mor. in basic terms with the survival of the constitution granted via King Fernando (1367–1383) to the manager rabbi Yehuda b. Menir in 1373, and of later files from the reign of João I (1384–1433), does an in depth photo emerge of the numerous tasks and powers of that workplace. forty four The constitution issued via Fernando decreed that the manager rabbi was once to behavior visitations of the Jewish comunas in Portugal and proper any injustices performed to the comunas and to listen to any grievances of the inhabitants opposed to their communal officers and “those strong Jews” who wouldn't obey communal officials. The jurisdiction of the executive rabbi was once prolonged over all civil and legal circumstances among Jews and appeals opposed to the judgments of decrease rabbis. the executive rabbi used to be additionally to substantiate the yearly election of the decrease rabbis within the King’s identify and will summon representatives from each one group to debate the review of royal taxes among the various comunas of the world in accordance with their inhabitants and wealth. Later Fernando augmented the already significant energy of the executive rabbi through granting him the correct to exploit a royal seal and imprison antisocial Jews similar to any Christian magistrates and bailiffs. forty five In 1412, João I reformed the place of work of Rabi-mor in line with proceedings from the Jews of Lisbon and different comunas opposed to sure unspecified abuses of the manager rabbi Yehuda Cohen. forty six those reforms restored a few powers to the reduce rabbis and Jewish groups. the manager rabbi used to be now not to imprison and constrain offending participants or intervene within the funds of comunas.