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. We will send you an SMS containing a verification code. 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 mendiwta terms with the friars.

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He advocated complete separation of the historla 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.

In he was guardian in Santa Ana of Tlaxcalaand in of Xochimilco. What is Free shipping program? How can I find fulfilled by Souq offers? Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

About this page APA citation. At Tlaxcala he probably had for his father guardian F. On 26 June,his general ordered him back to New Spain, asking permission, as was usual, from the Council of the Indies. The editor of New Advent is Kevin Knight. Refrigerators, freezers, washing menddieta, air conditioners, dish washers, and washer dryer. He sent it immediately to Spainas he had been ordered to do, and never had any further knowledge of it. Cash on Delivery Pay for your order in cash at the moment the shipment is delivered to your doorstep.


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. 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 geronino 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.

The general, Cristobal de Capitefontium, gave him the command to write on 27 June, ; the work was not completed until 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.

While still a youth he took the habit of St. This last was the only one of his suggestions which ecleesiastica with approval, the first commissary-general appointed being Francisco de Guzman, into whom Mendieta immediately wrote his congratulations. Ovando no doubt already knew Mendieta by name, yeronimo his letters written from New Spain in and to the commissary, Bustamanteand to King Philip II.

In this work he displays, without fear or human respect, and even exaggerates at times, the vices, disorders, abuses, tyrannies, and wrongs done by the colonists; he goes so far as to flout the Government, not excepting the sovereign himself.

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The third, containing sixty chapters and a prologue, treats “Of the manner in which the Faith of Our Lord Jesus Christ was introduced and planted among the Indians of New Spain”. Be the first to rate this product Rate this product: 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 second, containing forty-one chapters and a prologue, tells “Of the rites and customs of the Indians of New Spain and their infidelity”.


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Your Mobile number has been verified! In the administration of justiceexcept in criminal cases, he would desire separate tribunals for Spaniards and for Indians, particularly in suits concerning the possession of land. Hidtoria article was transcribed for New Advent by Douglas J. In and he was guardian of Xochimilco; in he was at Tlaltelolco, and in was superior of the convent of Tlaxcala. The Indians, he said, ought all to be confined to certain towns chosen by themselves, and some of these towns ought to be eclrsiastica from their actual sites to others more suitable.

Here are two quick and easy ways to find eligible items: It is known, for instance, that, while he was guardian at Tlaxcalahe was busy with the work of removing four hundred families of Christian Indians, to colonize among the Chichimecas. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

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