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Remnants of Crypto-Jews among Hispanic Americans. By Gloria Golden.
Remnants of Crypto-Jews among Hispanic Americans. By Gloria Golden. Edited by Roberto Cabello-Argandoña and Yasmeen Namazie. ISBN: 978-1482786941. $24.95. Gloria Golden, an articulate and brilliant photo-anthropologist by vocation, set to uncover the Sephardic roots in the Southwest, which was always suspected to exist, as result of the expulsion of the Sephardic Jews from Spain in 1492.
10 Eerie Items of Clothing from the Past - Listverse
The capirote look creepy and uncomfortable, but that’s the point. It was often worn by Spanish flagellants, religious extremists who whipped themselves as a demonstration of piety, or maybe they were just into that sort of thing.It was also used for grimmer purposes: prisoners sentenced to death would wear the capirote, and people condemned by the Inquisition would be forced to wear them in public to make them targets of humiliation