Book/Printed Material Confession Booklet for the Curate of the Indians with the Instructions for Their Rites, Last Rites in Preparation for Death, and a Summary of the Privileges and Impediments of Matrimony. Confessionario para los cvras de indios, con la instrvcion contra svs ritos: y exhortación para ayudar a bien morir y summa de sus priuilegios y forma de impedimentos del matrimonio

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Title

  • Confession Booklet for the Curate of the Indians with the Instructions for Their Rites, Last Rites in Preparation for Death, and a Summary of the Privileges and Impediments of Matrimony.

Other Title

  • Confessionario para los cvras de indios, con la instrvcion contra svs ritos: y exhortación para ayudar a bien morir y summa de sus priuilegios y forma de impedimentos del matrimonio

Summary

  • Confessionario para los curas de indios, con la instrucion contra sus ritos: y exhortación para ayudar a bien morir y summa de sus privilegios y forma de impedimentos del matrimonio (Confession booklet for the curate of the Indians with the instructions for their rites, last rites in preparation for death, and a summary of the privileges and impediments of matrimony) was published in Lima, Peru, in 1585. The first printing press in South America was established in Lima by Antonio Ricardo (circa 1540-1606), an Italian who had worked for a time as a printer with the Jesuits in Mexico City. This book is part of a collection of 39 first editions in the National Library of Peru, produced at the press between 1584 and 1619. The collection was inscribed on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register in 2013. In Latin, Spanish, and several Amerindian languages, these books are an important part of the record of the encounter between two worlds: the Amerindian civilization of the Incas and the European culture represented by the Spanish conquistadors. They are important sources for the study of the dissemination of ideas in the Spanish Empire, including the evangelization process and the diffusion of Catholicism on the one hand and the debate over the indigenous peoples and their condition as human beings on the other. Several of the books provide insights into the political, cultural, and social organization of the vanquished Inca civilization, as well as a record of the Quechua and Aymara languages spoken by the Incas.

Created / Published

  • Lima, Peru : Antonio Ricardo, 1585.

Headings

  • -  Peru--Lima--Lima
  • -  1585
  • -  Catholic Church -- Catechisms
  • -  Confession
  • -  Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • -  Indians of South America
  • -  Indigenous peoples
  • -  Jesuits
  • -  Marriage customs and rites
  • -  Memory of the World
  • -  Missionaries
  • -  Religious education

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 215 pages.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of Peru.
  • -  Content in Spanish.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Source Collection

  • Peruvian First Editions

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  • 2021666905

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  • pdf
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Confession Booklet for the Curate of the Indians with the Instructions for Their Rites, Last Rites in Preparation for Death, and a Summary of the Privileges and Impediments of Matrimony. Lima, Peru: Antonio Ricardo, 1585. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666905/.

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(1585) Confession Booklet for the Curate of the Indians with the Instructions for Their Rites, Last Rites in Preparation for Death, and a Summary of the Privileges and Impediments of Matrimony. Lima, Peru: Antonio Ricardo. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666905/.

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Confession Booklet for the Curate of the Indians with the Instructions for Their Rites, Last Rites in Preparation for Death, and a Summary of the Privileges and Impediments of Matrimony. Lima, Peru: Antonio Ricardo, 1585. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666905/>.