Monday, May 22, 1995

Doña Gracia of the House of Nasi

Doña Gracia of the House of Nasi
By:"Cecil Roth"
Published on 1977 by Varda Books

Dona Gracia, a Marrano or 'converso' (secret Jew), flees the Inquisition in Portugal. She wanders Europe, rises to financial power in Antwerp, finds sanctuary, finally, in Turkey, where she spends her last years as the uncrowned Queen of Jewry in the Ottoman Empire.

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