Poeticum viridarium in honorem, laudationem, et obsequium, purae admodum, valdé nitidae, ac nimis intemeratae conceptionis supremae reginae superûm, Beatissimae Virginis nec primam similem, nec secundam habentis, sacratissimae Dei-genitric…

José López de Avilés. by Pedro Quiñones. 1669.

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This engraving of the first appearance of the Virgin of Guadalupe is taken from a series of poems commemorating the event by Joseé López de Avilés from 1669.

Image of Poeticum viridarium in honorem, laudationem, et obsequium, purae admodum, valdé nitidae, ac nimis intemeratae conceptionis supremae reginae superûm, Beatissimae Virginis nec primam similem, nec secundam habentis, sacratissimae Dei-genitric…

Also pictured is Tepeyec, a hill on which the Aztec worshiped the corn goddess Tonantzin. Later, a church dedicated to the Virgin was built on the site.

Metadata Details
Item Type Engraving
Title Poeticum viridarium in honorem, laudationem, et obsequium, purae admodum, valdé nitidae, ac nimis intemeratae conceptionis supremae reginae superûm, Beatissimae Virginis nec primam similem, nec secundam habentis, sacratissimae Dei-genitric…
Short Title Apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Creator José López de Avilés
Publication Creator Pedro Quiñones
Publication Date 1669
Call Number Case folio BT660.G8 A95 1669
Location Special Collections 4th Floor