Written in Stone: Jesuit buildings in Goa and their artistic and architectural features

by Cristina Osswald

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A very detailed look at the art and architecture of the Jesuit buildings in Goa, once the headquarters of the Portuguese empire in the East. Among the buildings studied are the Colegio de S. Paulo Velho (1541-1578), the male and female catechumenates (1550s), the hospital for indigenous people (1551.....more


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A very detailed look at the art and architecture of the Jesuit buildings in Goa, once the headquarters of the Portuguese empire in the East. Among the buildings studied are the Colegio de S. Paulo Velho (1541-1578), the male and female catechumenates (1550s), the hospital for indigenous people (1551), the noviciate (1556-1664), the orphanage (1558), the first church of S. Paulo Velho (1541-1560), the second church of S. Paulo Velho (1560-1579), the Bom Jesus (1594-1605), the Colegio de S Paulo Novo (1610-1620), the colegio do Espirito Santo in Salcete, the Colegio de Santo Inacio, Rachol (1606-09), and the recreation site at Santana.

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ISBN 9789380739168
Category Religion and Spirituality
Language English
Edition First
Published in 2013
Publisher Goa 1556
Condition Brand New
Pages 400
Width 5.5 inches
Height 8.1 inches
Tags Architecture , Art , Jesuits Buildings , Portuguese Empire

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