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IMAGES (V) – Images of (Cultural) Values

The Conference Proceedings

Edited By Veronika Bernard

This collection of articles offers readers a cross-section of current research on contemporary and historical concepts and representations of (cultural) values as documented in popular culture, public space, the arts, works of literature and in ethnic contexts. The contributors to this volume are from the US, Algeria, Germany, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Serbia, Turkey, and Austria. Their very different cultural, ideological, scientific, academic and non-academic perspectives and backgrounds allow insights from many different viewpoints.
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Rubén Gregori (Valencia/Spain) - The Conversion of the Old Testament Patriarchs: The Image of Jewish Conversos in the Lands of the Crown of Aragon (14th–16th Centuries)

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Rubén Gregori

The Conversion of the Old Testament Patriarchs: The Image of Jewish Conversos in the Lands of the Crown of Aragon (14th–16th Centuries)

Abstract This article presents a symbolic image of conversos, Jews converted to Christianity. It will focus on the depictions of the Old Testament patriarchs venerating the image of the Saviour; a scene that can be understood as a conversion of the patriarchs.1

Dieser Artikel präsentiert ein symbolisches Bild der conversos, (spanischer) Juden, die zum Christentum konvertierten. Er konzentriert sich auf die Darstellungen der alt-testamentarischen Patriarchen, die das Bild des Erlösers verehren; eine Szene, die als Konversion der Patriarchen verstanden werden kann.

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