Cuadernos de historia de España
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PARMA, Mariana. Almas al Cielo y Dinero a las Bolsas: Bautismos y Ejecuciones en la Naciente Modernidad Valenciana. Cuad. hist. Esp. [online]. 2005, vol.79, pp. 91-113. ISSN 1850-2717.
Among the revolts and revolutions that spread out in Europe at the beginning of the modern times, the Germanías (1519-1523) that developed in Valencia adopted a particular character. The antimoorish bias of their actions, characterized by forced baptisms and executions, gives the movement its original character. The object of the paper has been to specify the role the Moors played in this revolt, from the analysis of the political chronicles of the period. The meaning of these practices is revealed by an approach centred on the connection between ideas and actions. The former are rooted both in the ideology of the late Middle Ages adopted by the "agermanados", and in the structural conditions that caused the events that transformed the Valencian scene forever.
Palabras clave : Late Middle Ages; Structure; Revolution; Forced baptisms; Moors.