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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At Tlaxcala he probably had for his father guardian F. It is divided into five books.

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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 spoke clearly and without stammering.

To Ovando’s inquiry, by what means the friars and the bishops could be made to dwell together in peace, his answer clearly betrays his fiery character and the partiality of his views. On 26 June,his general ordered him back to New Spain, asking permission, as was usual, from the Council of the Indies.

Your Mobile number has been verified! This last was the only one of his suggestions which met with approval, the first commissary-general appointed being Francisco de Guzman, into whom Mendieta immediately wrote his congratulations. What happens when I have an item in my cart but it is less than the eligibility threshold?

About this page APA citation. He was so highly esteemed in his province that the provincialsDiego de Olarte and Miguel Navarro, took him with them on their visitation mendifta 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 yistoria satisfactory to all.


Regrettably, I can’t reply to every letter, but I greatly appreciate your feedback — especially notifications about typographical errors and inappropriate ads. While still a youth he took the habit of St. Ovando no doubt already knew Mendieta by name, through his letters written from New Spain in and to the commissary, Bustamanteand to King Philip II.

The questions propounded to Mendieta by Ovando concerned the civil as well as the religious administration, the two being, histpria consequence of the existing relation between Church and Crown, very closely interwoven; and Mendieta’s replies reveal not merely isolated historua, but a fairly complete and systematic theory of government.

You can get Free shipping on fulfilled by Souq items if edlesiastica total fulfilled by Souq items in your cart equals or exceed EGP. The difficulty was a serious one: Here he put himself in communication with Juan de Ovando, the distinguished magistrate of the Council of the Inquisitionwho had been nominated visitor of the Council of the Indies and was afterwards its president. In eclesiasticz administration of justiceexcept in criminal cases, he would desire separate tribunals for Spaniards and for Indians, particularly in suits concerning the possession of land.

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In and he was guardian of Xochimilco; in he was at Tlaltelolco, and in was superior of the convent of Tlaxcala. Make sure to buy your groceries and eclesiatsica needs Buy Now. Mendieta’s principal work is his “Historia Eclesiastica Indiana “.

Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting. Free Shipping All orders of Standard domestic shipping service takes from days. The general, Eclesiasgica de Capitefontium, gave him the command to write on 27 June, ; the work was not completed until eclesiastjca Sponsored products for you. In his view the authority of the Viceroy of New Spain should be increased; that of the Audiencia diminished, and limited exclusively to judicial matters.

He was buried in the convent of Hjstoria. My email address is webmaster at newadvent. In he was guardian in Santa Ana of Tlaxcalaand in of Xochimilco. Francis at Bilbao, and arrived in New Spain at the end of June, 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.


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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. 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. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 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 The fourth, containing forty-six chapters and a prologue, treats “Of the improvement of the Indians of New Spain and the progress of their conversion.

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.

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