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Exercises de Saint Ignace en tamoul: sur feuilles de palm: deux tronçons de la nervure du milieu de la feuille forment la...: manuscript

 Collection
Collection MS-2007-022: Exercises de Saint Ignace en tamoul: sur feuilles de palm: deux tronçons de la nervure du milieu de la feuille forment la...: manuscript

Dates

  • probably between 1736 and 1774

Scope and Contents

An eight-day devotional on the Exercitia Spiritualia of Saint Ignatius, including an introduction to the Exercises, and sermons. Richard V. De Smet posits that this may be the same text published anonymously in 1864 at Pondicherry under the title Arch Ignaciar Gnana Tiananghel. See de Smet, R. (1991). The Exercises in India: An Early Ignatian Revival. Ignis, 20(4), 191-196. The text is incised on palm leaves and bound with string in wooden boards.

Creator

Language of Materials

Text in Tamil. Handwritten title labels in French.

Restrictions on access

Collection open for research; digital version also available.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical note

Italian Jesuit missionary. Giacomo Tommaso de Rossi was an Italian Jesuit active in Sarugani, Tamil Nadu, India from about 1736 to 1774.

Extent

1 Volumes (338 pages) : palm leaves ; 45 x 320 mm

Physical Characteristics

Title from handwritten label on front board. Handwritten shelfmark: C.66A.

Bound in wooden boards.

Provenance

Because the current accessioning system was not used until January 1986, it is not possible to know exactly the dates of acquisition of materials received before that time.

Existence of digital copies

Available digitally. Links are included in the inventory.

Title
Exercises de Saint Ignace en tamoul: manuscript
Status
Marc Only
Author
Jill Thomas
Date
2009
Description rules
Rda
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2022: Updated by Noah Sheola following digitization.

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

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