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Speaker: Carlos Gálvez Peña Host: Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte
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Roughly two years after Rose of Lima was beatified (1669), the Peruvian Dominican Order, asked Juan Meléndez, the Chronicler of the Order, to write a description of the festivities with which the City of the Kings celebrated the promotion to sainthood of her most ilustrious child. Meléndez saved no rhetorical effort to stress the importance of the celebrations that took place in 1668 and 1669. [more]
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