Theologia Indorum : manuscript, [15--].

Author
Vico, Domingo de, 1485-1555 [Browse]
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Mayan languages
Description
1 v. (144 leaves) : paper ; 22 x 16 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Donor
Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Paper [Browse]
Contained in
Robert Garrett collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s.
Compiled/​Created
[15--].
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Incomplete ms. beginning on p. 3, possibly in the hand of Domingo de Vico, containing Christian lessons drawn from the lives of the saints and the New Testament, with explanations of Christian concepts (virtue, prudence, etc.). Paper damaged with loss of text, with 19th-century pagination.
Binding note
Parchment wrapper.
Language note
Text in K'iche' and Latin.
Script
Written in a Humanistic cursive dating from the second half of the 16th century.
Provenance
Discovered in the town of Cunén; later acquired by William E. Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett; 1949.
Cite as
Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 178, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Place name(s)
Guatemala Cunén.
Other title(s)
Teologia Indorum
In
Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
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