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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It will finally happen this Sunday, June 5, at a ceremony in Osma, Spain, the last place that he ministered to the faithful. In Puebla, Palafox made his mark in both church and state affairs.

He established the Dominican convent of St. Agnes, the colleges of St.

Paul, and the girls school Immaculate Conception. He also held several political offices, including that of the viceroy of New Spain in Quoting her colleague, professor Antonio Heredia, she adds: His greatest legacy is a secular one: Founded inplaafoxiana Biblioteca Palafoxiana was the first public library established in the Americas.


Located inside what was once the seminary of St.

Many of its works are of global importance. The papafoxiana is also noteworthy for its sheer beauty. 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.

Biblioteca Palafoxiana

Inthe Mexican government declared the library a historic monument. This seems to be exactly what Palafox intended.

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Both comments and pings are currently closed. Thanks for all this background. The place was so beautiful to visit — and I knew nothing about it at the time we were there. I was delighted to read the brief history of Juan de Palafox y Mendoza.


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I am also interested in history and recently saw a palafoxianq done by Pascual Perez born in Puebla in Any additional information you may have on this artist would be greatly appreciated.

With warm regards, Howard. According to the authors, Perez was one of the most important painters working in the city around the turn of the 18th century. Did you enjoy reading this post? May 30, at 6: October 28, at October 29, at