Historia Eclesiástica Indiana: A Franciscan’s View of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico. Front Cover. Gerónimo de Mendieta, Felix Jay. Edwin Mellen Press, Historia eclesiástica indiana, Volumes Front Cover. Gerónimo de Mendieta Biblioteca de autores españoles desde la formacion del lenguajes hasta. Historia eclesiástica indiana, Volume 1. Front Cover. Gerónimo de Mendieta. Editorial Salvador Chávez Hayhoe, – Franciscans – pages.

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Standard domestic shipping service takes from days. Make sure to buy your groceries and daily needs Buy Now. Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 mednieta 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Year He was so highly esteemed in his province that the provincialsDiego de Olarte and Miguel Navarro, took him with them on their visitation of the convents and the Indians, while the entire province, assembled in chapter, judged him capable of selecting at his own individual discretion all the provincial officers, a selection which in the event proved satisfactory to all.

Soon after this he accompanied the commissary, Alonso Ponce, on visitations, and by his admirable tact and prudence kept himself out of those troubles which arose within the order from the opposition of the iniana and his partisans to Ponce’s execution of his commission.

The Indians, he said, ought all to be confined to certain towns chosen by themselves, and some of these towns ought to be transferred from their actual sites to others more suitable. Being desirous of helping in the conversion of the Indians, he applied himself with zeal to study the Mexican language, and it is said that, although a natural defect interfered with his speaking Castilian and kept him from preaching to Spaniardsyet, when he mounted the pulpit to address the Indians in their language, he indianaa clearly and without stammering.

Having undertaken to write the history of the Indies on his return from Spainhe was delayed in executing the work for twenty-five years by the large number of duties which he had to discharge, and, in addition, the consultations and negotiations with which he was charged by the Government. Toribio de Motoliniathe last survivor of the first band of twelve Franciscans.

His love of eclesiastic Indians impelled him to speak unfavourably of the Spanish colonists. Free Shipping All indisna of Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.


The questions propounded to Mendieta by Ovando concerned the civil as well as the religious administration, the two being, in consequence of the existing relation between Church and Crown, very closely interwoven; and Mendieta’s replies reveal not merely isolated opinions, but a fairly complete and systematic theory of government. Eclewiastica your profile Let us wish you a happy birthday! In Mendieta accompanied Miguel Navarro on his way to the general chapter in Franceand while on his journey he remained in his native town, Vitoria.

He sent it immediately to Histoiraas he had been ordered to do, and never had any further knowledge of it. Here he put himself in communication with Juan de Ovando, the distinguished magistrate of the Council historla the Inquisitionwho had been nominated visitor of the Council of the Indies and was afterwards its president. Mendieta’s principal work is his “Historia Eclesiastica Indiana “. Any item with “Fulfilled by Souq” badge on the product detail page is eligible and contributes to your free shipping order minimum.

Robert Appleton Company, How can I find fulfilled by Souq offers? We will send you an SMS containing a verification code. While still a youth he took the habit of St. No, you will enjoy unlimited free shipping when you have the total amount for the added fulfilled by Souq items to your cart is above or equal EGP. He advocated complete separation of the two races in different towns and villages, saying that the Spaniards ought to have only such settlements as might be necessary to secure the country against foreign invasion; and he would have these Spanish settlements situated on the borders of the Chichimecas and the savage tribes, with the sole object of guarding the frontier.

Francis at Bilbao, and arrived in New Spain at the end of June, Mendieta concluded by proposing that a commissary-general of the Indies should be appointed with residence at Sevillewho should arrange all the affairs of his order with the Council of the Indies.

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Please double check your mobile number and click on “Send Verification Code”. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. In he was guardian in Santa Ana of Tlaxcalaand in of Xochimilco. Tablets 7 – 7. In The Catholic Encyclopedia.

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The lofty spirit of rectitude and justice which dominates the work enhances the value of its simple, terse narration, while the vigour and freedom with which it is se, as well as its clarity and propriety of language, render it pleasing to the reader.


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The secular clergy he treats without either mercy or justicealthough it appears from the testimony of Bishop Montufar that at that time they were performing their duties correctly, that they knew the language of the aborigines, and were on good terms with the friars.

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He was buried in the convent of Mexico. The general, Cristobal de Capitefontium, gave him the command to write on 27 June, ; the work was not completed until You can get Free shipping on fulfilled by Souq items if the total fulfilled by Souq items in your cart equals or exceed EGP.

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