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  The Black Legend
There seems to have been an allure to the claim that many conversos secretly practiced their old Jewish faith and, as such, were undermining the Faith.
For centuries, such legends would persist in Spain, though most evidence shows that there were few "secret" Judaizers and that most conversos, particularly after the first generation of forced conversions, were faithful Catholics.
Spaniards and Hispanophiles have termed this process and the image that resulted from it as ‘The Black Legend,’ la leyenda negra." It is this post-Reformation anti-Catholic "fl legend" that created the myths surrounding the Spanish Inquisition.
www.catholicleague.org /research/blacklegend.htm   (1357 words)

  ipedia.com: Black Legend Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Black Legend (in Spanish, leyenda negra) is the depiction of Spain and the Spaniards as bloodthirsty and cruel, greedy and fanatical, in excess of reality.
The Spanish Inquisition was the most important topic of the Black Legend in the 16th century.
Contrasting to the Black Legend is a "White Legend" (in Spanish, "leyenda rosa", "rosy legend").
fav.ipedia.com /black_legend.html   (1328 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Black Legend
The Black Legend (Spanish: La Leyenda Negra) is the depiction of Spain and Spaniards as bloodthirsty and cruel, intolerant, greedy and fanatical.
The Black Legend is evident in works by early Protestant historians describing the period of dominant Spanish imperialism; many also see its influences, including the Inquisition myth, in the villains and storylines of modern fiction and film.
Traditionally, the Black Legend has been used by the left and the nationalists of non-Castilian regions as a political weapon against the central government or Spanish nationalism, which the conservative parties have countered with the White Legend.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Black-Legend   (708 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Black legend
The Black Legend (in Spanish, leyenda negra) is the claim that Spain and the Spaniards were depicted as uniquely bloodthirsty, cruel, greedy and licentious, in excess of reality.
In 1552, the Dominican friar Bartolome de las Casas published "Short Account of the Destruction of the West Indies[?]" (Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias), an exaggerated account of the excesses happening during colonization of Hispaniola, in which he argued against the enslaving of American Indians[?], proposing that African Negroes[?] be carried instead.
This legend stemmed from a variety of sources, and by the early 18th century most of Europe had applied this stereotype to the Spaniards.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/bl/Black_legend   (436 words)

 Black Legend Information
The Black Legend (in Spanish, La leyenda negra) is the disparaging depiction of Spain and Spaniards as bloodthirsty and cruel, intolerant, greedy and fanatical.
To avoid causing offense the Seville Expo '92 (during a PSOE Government) celebrated the 500th aniversary of the discovery of America, as the beginning of the Age of Discovery, and not of colonization or conquest.
In contrast to the Black Legend is the so-called White Legend (in Spanish, "leyenda rosa", literally "rosy" legend).
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Black_Legend   (2401 words)

 Welcome to Kitty Hawk's favorite's Legend... the Black Pelican
The Black Pelican circled the shore and caught the nervous attention of the crew.With magnificent wings parted and sleek body extended, the Pelican swooped down upon the men to warn of the distressed vessel dangerously approaching shore.
The Black Pelican served as an omen of impending disaster and crucial rescue needs.Effortlessly, the bird guided the men through blinding storms and turbulent waters to the sinking vessel and struggling survivors.
Ancient legend of this faithful bird extends back to the Middle Ages when the Pelican was regarded as a symbol of love, charity and sacrifice.
www.blackpelican.com /main.cfm?cont=Legend   (762 words)

 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Spain's Black Legend
The Black Legend against Spain is part of a vast movement started by the enemies of the Faith to destroy the Catholic religion.
The Black Legend was fanned largely by Protestant and liberal ideology and, particularly in the twentieth century, the Marxist re-interpretation of history.
One of the main components in the arsenal of the Black Legend is the alleged extermination and enslavement of the native Indians in the Americas.
www.catholicculture.org /docs/doc_view.cfm?recnum=6625   (2541 words)

 Black Legend
Others have argued that much of the Spanish Inquisition was the result of Religious Pogram, such as Robert Lockwood in his 2001 article The Black Legend The Spanish Inquisition that appeared in the Catalyst.
Regarding how much of the Black Legend was actually a more a result of politics than religion, Edward O'Brien in his article A New Look At The Spanish Inquisition notes that "In the 16th century, Catholic Spain was the great continental power.
In that vein, Italian Catholic writer Vittorio Messori, claims in Crusades Truth And Black Legend that the Enlightenment cast a Black Legend shadow on the Crusades, and used it as a weapon in its psychological war against the Roman Catholic Church.
www.speroforum.com /wiki/default.aspx/SperoWiki/BlackLegend.html   (891 words)

 Black Legend
The “Black Legend” was a concept contrived by Anglo-Saxons in an attempt to shed a gloomy falsified conception on their colonial competition, the Spanish.
The “Black Legend” inferred that the Spanish were no more than brutish tyrants to the natives of the New World who forced them to endure torture, rape, pillages, genocide, and nothing the kinder.
Therefore, in the case of the “Black Legend” it is inappropriate for such claims to be made.
www.doingmyhomework.com /show_essay/41600.html   (144 words)

 Black Bart the Legend Begins   (Site not responding. Last check: )
No one could have imagined that this man was really the famous, or infamous, Black Bart the stage robber-poet of Northern California, or P o 8, as he preferred to refer to himself.
Black Bart reportedly picked it up, bowed to the lady, and handed it back to her.
Graham, known as "Black Bart" according to Rhodes, had been "engaged in the late robbery of Wells Fargo's express at Grizly Bend!" He was an "unruly and wild villain" who wore all fl, had a full fl beard and a mess of wild curly fl hair.
www.blackbart.com /legend.html   (1438 words)

To these people, she was a symbol of terror and her legend grew to become an occasional story in the local newspaper and of course, the private conversations of those who believed in a dark side.
He told the judge that Black Aggie had cut off her own arm in a fit of grief and had given it to him.
The only lingering evidence of Black Aggie is a chipped area on the granite pedestal and a faint shadow where she once rested.
www.prairieghosts.com /druidridge.html   (2844 words)

 African American Registry: Jesse Stahl, a Black cowboy legend!
A spectacular ride by fl Stahl, on a previously un-ridden bucking horse called "Glass Eye" was one of the highlights of the show.
Another fl cowboy, Ty Stokes, and Jesse Stahl rode a bucking horse seated back to back it was what was called "a suicide ride." The total attendance in 1912 was 4,000.
Some rodeo enthusiast consider Jesse Stahl the greatest of all bronco riders; neither is surprising when one considers that approximately five thousand fl cowboys rode the cattle trails in the 19th century.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/2286/Jesse_Stahl_a_Black_cowboy_legend   (227 words)

 The Myth of the Spanish Inquisition
The Inquisition Myth, which Spaniards call "The Black Legend," did not arise in 1480.
It began almost 100 years later, and exactly one year after the Protestant defeat at the Battle of Mühlberg at the hands of Ferdinand's grandson, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. In 1567 a fierce propaganda campaign began with the publication of a Protestant leaflet penned by a supposed Inquisition victim named Montanus.
One facet of the Black Legend that evaporates under scrutiny in this film is the rumor that Philip II, son of Charles V, killed his son Don Carlos on the advisement of the aging blind Grand Inquisitor.
www.catholic.net /RCC/Periodicals/Dossier/1112-96/article4.html   (900 words)

 Discount Legend of Black Heaven DVDs Online Comparison Shopping
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 The Black Cat Legend
Black cats have carried many opposing meaning throughout history.
Mark Levin produced an experiment to test the theory that fl cats cause bad luck, which can be found at http://www.liii.com/~nyask/cat-report2.html.
Black cats are not adoptable in the weeks before or after Halloween.
www.austinlostpets.com /kidskorner/2October/InfoBlackCat.htm   (851 words)

 Cultural Readings - Viewers and the Viewed - Black Legends
In 1552, Bartolomé de Las Casas, formerly Bishop of Chiapas, began what became known as the "Black Legend" by publishing a powerful and lasting indictment of Spanish behavior toward Indian populations in the New World.
At the Legend's core are two intertwined stereotypes: that of the peaceable, childlike, innocent Indian and that of the cruel, rapacious, self-serving Spaniard.
What gave the Black Legend its strength and resiliency was not Las Casas himself, but the printing press.
www.library.upenn.edu /special/gallery/kislak/viewers/black.html   (167 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Black Agnes
The legend stated that the woman in the grave had died of a broken heart when jilted by her fiancé.
The legend trip was an initiation rite: new members had to spend the night sitting in the statue's lap.
The "killing statue" story is closely related to another venerable legend, that of the girl who accepts a dare to spend a night in the graveyard.
www.snopes.com /horrors/ghosts/agnes.asp   (1232 words)

 The Australian Black Swan
Legends of Australia’s fl swan are interwoven in many Aboriginal tales of "dream-time." The Aborigines – Australia’s original inhabitants – look upon dream-time as, "the time before time" or "the time of the creation of all things." Some Aboriginal tribes even consider fl swans to be the source of all life.
In "The Legend of Maroochy," a beautiful young girl becomes a fl swan to search for the spirit of her lost love...in a great river of her own tears.
Fact or fable, the fl swan is every bit as Australian as Uluru (Ayers Rock), the Great Barrier Reef, and the sonorous tones of the didgeridoo.
www.blackswanwines.com /Environment/legend.htm   (176 words)

 Amazon.com: The Black Stallion Legend (Black Stallion): Books: Walter Farley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He and the Black are aimlessly wandering through the Arizona desert when they hear an amazing Native American legend: The end of the world is near, but help is promised from a rider on a fl horse.
When the Black returns to Alec the boy thinks Alec and The Black are the ones he mentioned in the prophecy.
The Black Stallion legend started out OK, but it turned out to be a very depressing, and eventually unnerving book, especially since it was the last one in the series.
www.amazon.com /Black-Stallion-Legend/dp/0679826998   (1907 words)

Legend has it that during the night, while the Indians slept, a Great Black Bear living on top of Black Bear Mountain crept to the canoes.
Believing this was a sign from the spirits, the Indians made their village at the base of the mountain and from then on were watched over by the Great Black Bear.
Although, no one has ever actually seen the Great Black Bear, paw prints are often found on the trails of Black Bear Mountain.
www.blackbearlake.com /LEGEND.php   (157 words)

 Crusades: Truth and Black Legend
At the end of the millennium it might well be exacerbated by lack of understanding between the West and Islam.
According to Italian Catholic writer Vittorio Messori, the Enlightenment cast a "fl legend" shadow on the Crusades, and used it as a weapon in its psychological war against the Roman Catholic Church.
In an article in "Corriere della Sera," Italy's most important newspaper, Messori wrote, "In order to complete the work of the Reformation, it was 18th century Europe that began the chain of 'Roman infamies' that have become dogma."
www.ewtn.com /library/CHISTORY/ZCRUSADE.HTM   (640 words)

 The Men-In-Black of Legend - UFO Evidence
The first reported occurrence of Men in Black was traced to Albert K. Bender, the editor of a flying saucer publication called the "Space Review".
An odd incident in the history of the Men in Black is the strange case of Mr.
The classic conception of an MIB is a man of indefinite age, medium height and dressed completely in fl.
www.ufoevidence.org /documents/doc1705.htm   (1779 words)

 WAIS - World Affairs Report - The Black Legend and the Churches
This is known as the Black Legend, which all serious scholars hoped had given way to a more reasonable assessment.
Today he is the hero of the pro-Zapatistas, who have made San Cristóbal de las Casas a center of their activities.
The Revista Americanista is one of the most important scholarly journals on Latin America, and a careful study of it would provide an excellent guide to the history of the modern concept of Latin America.
www.stanford.edu /group/wais/LatinAmerica/latinamerica_blacklegend.html   (776 words)

 Black Legend returns to Moscow - Pravda.Ru
Karloff Noir is world's unique precious stone which according to the Guinness book of records is the biggest fl diamond in the world.
Black diamonds in particular are at high risk of breaking due to their complicated crystal grate structure.
According to a legend, Karloff Noir brings luck and prosperity to whoever touches it.
english.pravda.ru /science/19/95/380/11579_diamond.html   (742 words)

 Men's Clothing
As its name implies, the Black Diamond Ice Glove provides warmth and protection on ice climbs from Ouray to the Canadian Rockies.
Black Diamond built the Renegade Glove with both waterproof breathable Gore-Tex XCR material and a leather palm for total weather protection and durability.
The Black Diamond Impulse Gloves high-performance Malden softshell material uses Polartec Power Shield for wind protection and water resistance.
www.campingfavorites.com /men-s-clothing   (276 words)

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 Across The Ocean - Discogs Search
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