Rafael Landívar Historical

Rafael Landívar Historical (HM1T92)

Location: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 33.387', W 90° 44.291'

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¡Salve cara parens dulcis Guatemala salve!Delicium vitae fons el origo meae...Poeta y escritor guatemalteco. Nació en la ciudad de Santiago de Guatemala el 27 de octubre de 1731. Estudió sus primeras letras en el seno de su hogar e ingresó posteriormente al Colegio de San Francisco de Borja en la Compañía de Jesús.Es reconocido por su obra Rusticatio Mexicana, que exalta las bondades y colores de la tierra que lo vió nacer. Murió el 27 de septiembre de 1793 en Bolonia Italia. De su casa se conserva únicamente un salón abovedado con gárgolas de piedra tallada y vestigios de mampostería atribuidos al siglo XVIII. El monumento a Rafael Landivar fue edificado por la Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala en 1953. De estilo mudéjar, con arcos mixtilíneos, guarda las cenizas del poeta. Fueron repatriadas por el Gobierno de Guatemala 157 años después de su muerte. English translation:I salute you my sweet Guatemala!The origin and treat of my life!Guatemalan poet and writer. He was born in the city of Santiago de Guatemala (now Antigua) on October 27, 1731. He studied first with his family at home and then at the College of San Francisco Borja with the Company of Jesus (Jesuits). He is known primarily for his work Rusticatio Mexicana, which describes the goodness
and colors of the land of his birth. He died on September 27, 1793 in Bologna, Italy. Of his house only a large, vaulted main room survives, with gargoyles of sculpted stone and the remains of walls attributed to the 18th Century. The monument to Rafael Landívar was built by the University of San Carlos of Guatemala in 1953. Built in the Mudéjar Style, with mixed, but curved, arches, it houses the ashes of the poet. They were repatriated by the Government of Guatemala 157 years after his death.
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HM NumberHM1T92
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Date Added Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 743711 N 1610477
Decimal Degrees14.55645000, -90.73818333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 33.387', W 90° 44.291'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 33' 23.2200" N, 90° 44' 17.4600" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Alameda de Santa Lucia, Antigua Guatemala Sacatepéquez , GT
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