Biblioteca Palafoxiana, Puebla Picture: Mucho polvo mucha historia – Check out TripAdvisor A 43,volume library located in the Casa de la Cultura. BibliotecaCEHM “La Biblioteca Palafoxiana” Reseña histórica por Ernesto de la Torre Villar. Del manuscrito a la imprenta, el nacimiento de la librería moderna en la Nueva España. La Biblioteca Palafoxiana (Spanish Edition) – Kindle edition by Amado.

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Monday through Friday, 10 a. This entry was posted on Monday, May 30th, at 1: According to the authors, Perez was one of the most important painters working in the city around the turn of the 18th century.

Archived from the original PDF on He also held several political offices, including that of the viceroy of New Spain in Agnes, the colleges of St. Paul, and the girls school Immaculate Conception.

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The Oxford Companion to the Book. He established the Dominican dd of St. It will finally happen this Sunday, June 5, at a ceremony in Osma, Spain, the last place that he ministered to the faithful.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Catholic Historical Review. With warm regards, Howard. Views Read Edit View history. Thanks for all this background.

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palafoxlana By the midth century, the size of the collection necessitated a third level of bookshelves. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The place was so beautiful to visit — and I knew nothing about it at the time we were there. Retrieved 5 March Retrieved 19 March Many of its works are of global importance.


He who succeeds without books is in an inconsolable darkness, on a mountain without company, on a path without a crosierin darkness without a guide. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Biblioteca Palafoxiana.

The Biblioteca Palafoxiana has more than 41, books and manuscripts, ranging from the 15th to the 20th century. I am also interested in history and recently saw a painting done by Pascual Perez born in Puebla in May 30, at 6: Founded init was the first public library in colonial Mexico, [1] and is sometimes considered the first in the Americas. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat I was delighted to read the brief history of Juan de Palafox y Mendoza.

The Palafox Library: A Bishop’s Legacy in Puebla – Rebecca Smith Hurd Rebecca Smith Hurd

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Quoting her colleague, professor Antonio Heredia, she adds: In Historoa, Palafox made his mark in both church and state affairs. Founded inthe Biblioteca Palafoxiana was the first public library established in the Americas.


He was a lover of books, and is quoted as having said. Located inside what was once the seminary of St.

Retrieved 27 April The library was finished inpalafoxiaana of a meter-long vaulted hall on the Colegio’s second floor. His greatest legacy is a secular one: Retrieved from ” https: The library is also noteworthy for its sheer beauty.

This seems to be exactly what Palafox intended. Any additional bbiblioteca you may have on this artist would be greatly appreciated. In biblilteca, the Mexican government declared the library a historic monument. A three-story gold altar at the far end of the room features an oil painting of Virgen of Trapaniwhich is believed to be modeled after the 14th-century sculpture attributed to Italian sculptor Nino Pisano.

Two earthquakes in caused damage to the building and shelves, leading to a restoration program in Today, it houses the Institute for Bibliographical Research which has been in charge of publishing “Los Impresos de la Biblioteca Palafoxiana” promoting the historical value of the collections and its museum.