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Jesuade juventutis Belgiis per illustri Societatis Jesu dilecto filio: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Collection MS-2020-024: Jesuade juventutis Belgiis per illustri Societatis Jesu dilecto filio: manuscript


  • Creation: 1734 - 1741

Scope and Contents

Bound manuscript of 107 leaves, written in cursive Latin script, in several hands. First 2 leaves blank, followed by a title page, and main text of 74 leaves with handwritten foliation (leaves 16, 35, and 64 blank). Leaves 62-63 repeated. Leaves 75-100 blank except for foliation; 2 blank leaves at end. Includes epigrams, emblems, laudatory poetry, letters, and essays on tobacco and chocolate.

00 |g Contents (supplied by cataloger; Latin titles transcribed from caption titles): |g leaves 1r-8v. |t Horoscope with small drawings of the signs of Zodiac -- |g leaves 9r-10r. |t Certamen signorum deferibio epos -- |g leaves 10v-12r. |t Epigrams -- |g leaf 12v. |t Two epigrams, one addressed to the provincial of the order, Antonio de Herbás, the other to the rector of the Jesuit school in Granada, Martín García y Miranda -- |g Leaves 13r-15v. |t Emblema litteralia. |g leaves 17r- 22v. |t Grammaticus Ludus / |r Francisco Diaz, F. Hidalgo, Juan de Molina preceptus -- leaves 23r-34v. |t Collection of compositions dedicated to Joaquín Albarea, the teacher of Escovedo in the Jesuit seminary of Carmona -- |g leaf 36v. |t In sequentis elegiae authores epigram -- |g leaves 41v-50r. |t De laudibus Petri Czar Moscovia / |r Joseph Escovedo -- |g Leaf 50v. |t Epigram dedicated to Sebastian de Santo Martirio, procurador de la Indias -- |g Leaf 50v. |t Enigma -- |g Leaves 51r- 53r. |t Elegia -- |g leaves 53r-54r. |t Epistola F. Josephi Arginas ad P. Joseph de Baena -- |g leaves 54r-55v. |t Epistola P. Josephi Barba ad suos condiscipulos -- leaves 55v-56v. |t Epigramma. In die S. Josephi ad P. Josephus Baena meus Magisores logice Hispalansem -- |g leaves 57r -59v |t Chocolate -- |g leaves 60v-62r. |t Epigrams and enigmas dedicated to Jesuits -- |g leaves 63r-63. |t Emblems dedicated to various Jesuit teachers, Francisco de la Barra. Gregorio de Jodar, Vicente Radión and others -- |g leaves 65r-70r. |t In tabacus declamatio -- |g Leaves 70r-73r |t Epistola a Carmonensi ad Granatense collegium.

Language of Materials

In Latin; cursive script.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

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

Spanish student. The anonymous compiler of this manuscript was likely a Spanish pupil of an unidentified Jesuit school.


1 Volumes (107 leaves) : illustrations (drawings) ; 15 x 11 cm


Purchase from HS Rare Books in 2020.

Materials Specific Details

On the veso of the title page is a drawing of a sundial with motto: Orietur vobis sol justitiae. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, with ties.

Processing Information

Title and place of production from title page. Sections of text are dated 1734-1741.


Jesuade Juventutis Belgiis per Illustri Societatis Jesu Dilecto Filio: Manuscript
Marc Only
Noah Sheola
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
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Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States