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The woman who defied kings: the life and times of Dona Gracia Nasi - a Jewish leader during the Renaissance

Brooks, Andree Aelion

St. Paul, MN: Paragon House, 2002.

596p. illus.

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Based largely on unpublished archival sources, details Gracia Nasi's remarkable rise to power as an international banker who used her family's fortune and access to the royal courts of Europe to save thousands of Jews from death at the Inquisition.

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ISBN:

1-55778-805-7

Author:

Brooks, Andree Aelion

Title:

The woman who defied kings: the life and times of Dona Gracia Nasi - a Jewish leader during the Renaissance

Publisher:

St. Paul, MN: Paragon House, 2002.

Physical:

596p. illus.

Notes:

index. glossary.

BibliogrphyNote:

bibliography.

Summary:

Based largely on unpublished archival sources, details Gracia Nasi's remarkable rise to power as an international banker who used her family's fortune and access to the royal courts of Europe to save thousands of Jews from death at the Inquisition.

Subject:

Nasi, Gracia,--1510-1569

Subject:

Marranos--Biography

Subject:

Sephardim--Biography

Subject:

Banks and banking--Biography

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