ANN Apr 25, 2001

Jesuits rare books on CD-ROM

H-ArtHist (Homann)

The Jesuit College (Centro de Estudos Superiores da Companhia de Jesus) at
Belo Horizonte, Brazil, has issued a CD-ROM with the bibliographical
description of its entire collection of rare books, from the 16th to 19th
centuries, with more than 1,100 titles.

The CD-ROM uses the Adobe Acrobat format and can be purchased for US$ 10.00
(ten dollars) plus the sending costs. Informations: Walmira Costa
walmirazaz.com.br

Some of the books described are:
Commentaria super secunda parte libri primi Decretalium, by Panormitano
Niccolo de Tudeschi, 1531;
Commentarii in omnes Divi Pauli epistolas, by Saint Beda, 1543;
Plato Opera Omnia, translated by Marsilio Ficino, 1550, 5 vol.;
Discours de la religion des anciens romains, by Guillaume Du Choul, 1567;
Introduction del symbolo de la fe, by Luis de Granada, 1589;
Microcosmia, y govierno universal del hombre christiano, by Marco Antonio de
Camós, 1592;
Vida del P. Francisco de Borja, by Pedro de Ribadeneyra, 1592;
Notationes in totam scripturam sacram, by Manuel de Sa, 1597;
Aristoteles Opera Omnia, editions of 1605 and 1668;
Decreta congregationum generalium Societatis Iesu, 1615;
Vitae patrum, by Heribert Rosweyde, 1615, the first modern hagiographic
work,before the Acta sanctorum, of 1643;
Historie de Flavius Josephe, sacrificateur hebrieu, 1616, text in grec and
french;
Novum organum, by Francis Bacon, first edition, 1620;
Exercitia spiritualis, by Ignacio de Loyola, 1635;
Fides regia Britannica, by Michel Alford, 1663;
Historia de Alexandre Magno, de Quintus Curtius Rufus, 1658;
Sermoens do P. Antonio Vieira, 1679-1748, 13 vol.;
Historia do predestinado peregrino, by Alexandre de Gusmao, 1685, the first
fiction book wrote in Brazil, by a portuguese author.
Annales ecclesiastici, by Cesare Baronio, 1738-46, 20 vol.
L'Europe illustre, by Jean-François Dreux du Radier, 1755.
Historia critica philosophiæ a mundi incunabulis, by Jacob Brucker, 1767, 6
v.
Systema intellectuale huius universi, by Ralph Cudworth, 1773;
Rousseau's works, 1782-1789, 17 vol.

Rizio Bruno Sant'Ana
riziobrunouol.com.br

Reference:
ANN: Jesuits rare books on CD-ROM. In: ArtHist.net, Apr 25, 2001 (accessed Sep 27, 2021), <https://arthist.net/archive/24409>.

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