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A Travel Blog entry by daveanddale from Cordoba, Central Argentina, Argentina
... was a small town with a large number of Italian migrants. The first estancia was the largest we saw. They were set up by the Jesuits and consisted of a whole community. They had a lot of 18th and 19th century items on display here and our guide spoke ...
A Travel Blog entry by mikeandedwina from Puno, Puno, Peru
... depictions of heaven and hell. They call it the Sistine Chapel of the Andes. To make us feel better about the wealth of the church the Jesuits are doing a lot of good community work with children and young people, health education etc. Our next stop ...
A Travel Blog entry by nickjackets from Santiago, Misiones, Paraguay
... Guarani running around their own land,this could have cause a revolt within the ranks of "their "Guarani slaves,whats more the Jesuits were sending excess produce back to Europe without monetary transaction!! which pleased the Pope greatly.The Pope of ...
A Travel Blog entry by meghughes from Vienna, Austria
... gone was another lovely one, on Friday I had another very self indulgent day exploring the city, this time visiting the church of the Jesuits, not far from the central Stephansplatz and the national library. The church, from the outside is really ...
A Travel Blog entry by ianandfinola from San Javier, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
... there was no information to be had whatsoever (apart from a pamphlet produced by the Franciscans who now own the Church, who fractiously critisised the Jesuits, for reasons that were never quite made clear) and we wondered out again soon after. We ate ...
A Travel Blog entry by kperissinotto from Rome, Lazio, Italy
... in. And there is also the fake dome - apparently, a real dome would have blocked a view of some nuns, or the Jesuits didn't have the money - in any case, it is a very clever painting which tricks your eyes to seeing a large dome - just wonderful. ...
A Travel Blog entry by michael_lizi from Posadas, Litoral, Argentina
... would get pissed off and head back to their homelands but in general it sounded like quite a harmonious set up. The Catholic church recalled the Jesuits back to Spain in the end, as they feared they were too powerful. We also stayed in a lovely ...
A Travel Blog entry by aspqrz from Midland, Ontario, Canada
... thelate 1600's to the early 1700's ... only used for about 20 odd years before raids by the Hurons against then locals forced the Jesuits to relocate down closer to Montreal. Lots of re-enactors ... and NO SCHOOL GROUPS (being a Saturday, of course). ...
A Travel Blog entry by a.szalwinski from Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
... new dynasty in control in China began to force Jesuits to sign a document saying they agreed to Confucian ideas and philosophy. If the Jesuits did not sign, they were persecuted or deported. By the 19th century all most all of the Jesuits had either been ...
A Travel Blog entry by marina721 from San Ignacio, Argentina
... a video on the history of the Jesuit missions in that part of Argentina (the province is actually called Misiones). The Jesuits got there in the early 1600's and were able to create these communities because Guaranis were seeking protection ...
A Travel Blog entry by carlaandmike from San Ignacio, Argentina
... . The Jesuits were there to spread Christianity and "civilize" the Indians. However, unlike most missionary projects – the Jesuits had a good approach. The Guarani were given their own land and home to use and the Jesuits ...
A Travel Blog entry by mek1 from Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
... Jesuit church. The altars of the cross are dedicated to Saint Francis Xavier and Saint Ignacio, the founder of the Jesuits. The Jesuits were driven out of Brazil in the 1700's. This story is very well told in the movie "the ...
A Travel Blog entry by jowhiting from Arequipa, Peru
... Misti and the other volcanoes. We then visited La Compania a Jesuit Church built in 1698 but took a hundred years to build. Ironically the Jesuits were to be evicted from Peru less than a hundred years later by a combination of the Pope and the King of ...
A Travel Blog entry by gypsyslice from Puno, Puno, Peru
... We spent about 30 minutes inside their church of San Pedro, getting a great explanation from our guide. This church was first built by the Jesuits who painted beautiful frescos all over the ceilings and walls. When the Jesuits were expelled from Peru, ...
A Travel Blog entry by glassmerchant from Asuncion, Asunción, Paraguay
... east side of SA. The one at Trinidad is one of the best restored and gives a good idea of the scale of the enterprise. In fact the Jesuits were so good that the King of Spain expelled them in 1767 and gave the land to secular owners. They preceded to ...
A Travel Blog entry by pieper from Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico
... glass to survive. San Javier was built in the shape of a cross. The tribes lived a nomadic existence. The Jesuits encouraged the locales to come to the church by providing food. The El Camino Real going from Loreto to San Javier could be seen along ...
A Travel Blog entry by chrisfox93 from Jesus Maria, Central Argentina, Argentina
... as the greatest social utopian project the world has ever seen by historians and were acutally so problematic to the Catholic church and Spanish state that the Jesuits were expelled from South America in the middle of the 18th century. Anyway I was off to ...
A Travel Blog entry by paulcunningham from Puerto Iguazu, Litoral, Argentina
... Igacio Mini) where they forcefully converted the locals. It was basically go to the missions or get put into Portuguese slavery. The Jesuits founded so many towns that to this day the region is officially called the missions. The ruins were interesting, ...
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A preserved 18th-century Jesuit church and the place where the Colegio del Estado got started in 1828.