Example sentences for: inquisition

How can you use “inquisition” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As the Inquisition established its reign of terror to stamp out heresy, converted Jews, conversos, and Muslims, moriscos, were looked upon with suspicion, and many left the country or were condemned to death.

  • Baltasar and Blimunda (1982) is a romance set in Portugal during the Inquisition.

  • Subject: The Spanish Inquisition

  • During the Inquisition, suspected heretics were burned at the stake in this enclosure, and here Ferdinand and Isabella received Columbus in 1493 on his return from his first voyage.

  • Titian’s Pietà, a vibrant last work completed by pupil Palma il Giovane, was originally intended for his tomb in the Frari church (see page 131); Veronese’s Feast in the House of Levi was meant to be the Last Supper, until the Holy Inquisition complained about its “buffoons, drunkards, dwarfs, Germans, and similar vulgarities”; Tintoretto gives full play to his dark sense of drama in the Miracle of St. Mark.


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