The Inquisition (from the Latin inquisitio, “investigation” “research”) was the ecclesiastical institution founded by the Catholic Church to investigate, through a special court, the supporters of theories considered contrary to Catholic orthodoxy (the so-called heresies).
Collection: Images, Texts
Project: 10. Churches and religions in Europe.
Chronology: 19th century
Scope: Secondary Education, Higher Education
Resource type: Image
Source: Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid)
Owner: Filippo Galletti (Modernalia)
Copyright: Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid)
Abstract: Painting by Francisco de Goya y Lucientes