Renee Levine Melammed

WSRP Research Associate 1993-1994

Research project

The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile, 1492-1592

A socio-religious history of the crypto-Jewish women of Castile, 1492-1592. This research is based on analysis of Inquisitorial proceedings of trials of judaizing women who played a central role in the perpetuation of crypto-Judaism in Spain.

Publications

Heretics or Daughters of Israel? The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile
Renée Levine Melammed
Oxford University Press, 1998