Theologia Indorum : manuscript, [15--].

Author
Vico, Domingo de, 1485-1555 [Browse]
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Mayan languages
Description
1 v. (45 leaves) : paper ; 21 x 15 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Donor
Former owner
Rare books genre
Leather bindings (Binding) [Browse]
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. 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.
Binding note
Heavy leather wrapper.
Language note
Text in K'iche' and Latin.
Provenance
Previously owned by William 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. 179, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other title(s)
Teologia Indorum
In
Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
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