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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This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat The place was so beautiful to visit — and I knew nothing about it at the time we were there. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. Many of its works are of global importance. Retrieved 27 April In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This entry was posted on Monday, May 30th, at 1: The Biblioteca Palafoxiana has more than 41, books and manuscripts, ranging from the 15th to the 20th century.

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His greatest legacy is a secular one: Both comments and pings are currently closed. May 30, at 6: Founded bibliotedathe Biblioteca Palafoxiana was the first public library established in the Americas. Any additional information you may have on this artist would be greatly appreciated.

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Quoting her colleague, professor Antonio Heredia, she adds: 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.

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He also held several political offices, including that of the viceroy of New Spain in Two levels of bookshelves were built, and biblioyeca retablo of the Madonna of Trapani by Nino Pisano was acquired. By the midth century, the size of the collection necessitated a third level of bookshelves. 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.

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The library was finished inconsisting of a meter-long vaulted hall on the Colegio’s second floor. Retrieved 5 March I am also interested in history pa,afoxiana recently saw a painting done by Pascual Perez born in Puebla in He was a lover of books, and is quoted as having said.

The Oxford Companion to the Book. Retrieved 19 March Paul, and the girls school Immaculate Conception.

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Agnes, the colleges of St. Archived from the original PDF on From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This seems to be exactly what Palafox intended.


The library is also noteworthy for its sheer beauty. Two earthquakes in caused damage to the building and shelves, leading to a restoration program in On 6 SeptemberPalafox y Mendoza donated 5, [4] of his own items to the Histtoria de San Juan—which was founded by him—on the condition that they be made available to the general public.

The Catholic Historical Review. In Puebla, Palafox made his mark in both church and state affairs. Monday through Friday, 10 a.

According to the authors, Perez was one of the most important painters working in the city around the turn of the 18th century.

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In Suarez, Michael F. Inthe Mexican government historua the library a historic monument. Did you enjoy reading this post? Founded init was the first public library in colonial Mexico, [1] and is sometimes considered the first in the Americas. With warm regards, Howard. Located inside what was once the seminary of St.