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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Biblioteca Palafoxiana

The place was so beautiful to visit — and I knew nothing about it at the time we were there. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Founded inthe Biblioteca Palafoxiana was the first public library established in the Americas.

Inthe Mexican palqfoxiana declared the library a historic monument. Retrieved 5 March October 29, at He was a lover of books, and is quoted as having said.

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He also held several political offices, including that of the viceroy of New Spain in Founded init was the first public library in colonial Mexico, [1] and is sometimes historka the first in the Americas.


La Jornada in Spanish. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Did you enjoy reading this post? Retrieved 19 March Wikimedia Commons has media related to Biblioteca Palafoxiana.

Located historua what was once the seminary of St. In Suarez, Michael F.

Paul, and the girls school Immaculate Conception. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 27 April This seems to be exactly what Palafox intended. Any additional information you may have on this artist would be greatly appreciated.

I am also interested in history and recently saw a painting papafoxiana by Pascual Perez born in Puebla in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His greatest legacy is a secular one: The Oxford Companion to the Book. The library is also noteworthy for its sheer beauty. Two levels of bookshelves were built, and a retablo of the Madonna of Trapani by Nino Pisano was acquired.

The Bibliotrca Palafoxiana has more than 41, books and manuscripts, ranging from the 15th to the 20th century. By the midth century, the size of the collection necessitated a third level of bookshelves. CS1 Spanish-language sources es All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links Coordinates on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia Wikipedia articles with ISNI identifiers.


Quoting her colleague, professor Antonio Heredia, she adds: I was delighted to read the brief history of Juan de Palafox y Mendoza. In Puebla, Palafox made his mark in both church and state affairs.

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.

Two earthquakes in caused damage to the building and shelves, leading to a restoration program in October 28, at