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List of Tables xvi List of Illustrations xvi Abbreviations xvii 1. Introduction: Ferdinand and Isabella, King and Queen i i. The Situation of Spanish Jewry ii. Forced Segregation 4 in. The Inquisition I8 iv. Financing the Reconquista 22 v. Propaganda against Jews and Conversos 26 vi. The Fall of Granada 29 2. The Edict of Expulsion 33 I. Promulgation 33 n. Analysis of the Structure 38 iii. Drafting 41 iv. The Views of the Catholic Monarchs 43 v. Text and Translation of the Edict of Expulsion 49 3. The Fate of Jewish Communal Property 55 i. Land and Buildings 55 n. Loans 60 in. Synagogues, Houses of Study, and Ritual Baths 69 The Kingdom of Castile 70 The Kingdom ofAragon 97 iv. Abattoirs and Baking Ovens 104 The Kingdom of Castile I05 The Kingdom ofAragon Io8 v. Cemeteries IIo The Kingdom of Castile iI The Kingdom ofAragon I6 4. Jewish-Christian Credit and its Liquidation 118 i. The Kingdom of Castile I 8 Attempts to Settle Accounts before Departure 125 Public Debts to Jews 139 Private Debts of Christians to Jews 142 Collection of Christians' Debts to Jews after the Expulsion 161 Debts of Jews to Christians and the Payment of these Debts I82 n. The Kingdom of Aragon 201 5. The Implementation of the Edict 207 i. The Road to Implementation 207 I. Organizing the Departure: The Role of the Genoese 218 in. Implementation of the Edict in the Kingdom of Aragon 223 Departure by Land 229 Departure by Sea 238 iv. Implementation of the Edict in the Kingdom of Castile 244 Conversion instead of Exile or Prison 244 Tribulations of Departure 253 Exploitation on the Border: Ciudad Rodrigo 26I The Passage from Castile into Portugal 272 Departure by Sea 274 v. Implementation of the Edict in Sardinia and Sicily 279 vi. Navarre: Asylum and Expulsion 28i vii. The Number of Jews Expelled 284 6. Smuggling 291 7. Return and Conversion 329 i. Return and Conversion among the Jews of Castile 338 i. Return and Conversion among the Jews of Aragon 402 8. The Senior Dynasty 413 i. The Origins of the Family and its First Steps in Government 413 n. The Case of Juan de Talavera 424 in. Abraham Senior's Public Service before Conversion 428 iv. Abraham Senior's Property 434 v. Abraham Senior as Tax-Farmer and Tax-Collector 443 vi. Abraham Senior as Treasurer of the Hermandad 456 vii. Expulsion and Conversion 460 viii. Fernan Niniez Coronel's General Financial Activity 469 IX. Rabbi Meir Melamed and his Sons 475 x. Solomon Senior, the Sons of Abraham Senior, and Other Family Members 490 9. The House of Abravanel, 1483-1492 50I 10. Contemporaries Describe the Expulsion 520