Torquemada (play)

Torquemada is an 1869 play by Victor Hugo about Tomás de Torquemada and the Inquisition in Spain. It criticized religious fanaticism and fanatical catholicism. It was first published in 1882, as a protest against antisemitic pogroms in Russia at the time.[1]


  1. John Andrew Frey (1999). A Victor Hugo encyclopedia (2nd ed.). Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 264. ISBN 9780313298967.

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