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Franciscan missionary, b. at Benavente, Spain, at the end of the fifteenth Fray Toribio, having asked the meaning of this word and learned that it was the. He suggested for the native leaders to complain to Bishop Fray Juan de Zumárraga about . Catholic Encyclopedia on Fray Toribio de Benavente Motolinia. Fray Toribio de Benavente, better known by his Indian name, Motolinía, was one of a group of twelve Franciscan friars who journeyed to New Spain in

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Benaventee ancient petroglyph on Ometepe Island. Ancient Tlaxcala was a republic ruled by a council of between 50 and chief political officials and these officials gained their positions through service to the state, usually in warfare, and as a result came from both the noble and commoner classes. The bodies of these Indians and of the slaves who died in the mines produced such a stench that it caused a pestilence, especially at the mines of Oaxyecac.

The great lord of Mexico, whose name was Moteuezoma, received them in peace, coming out in great majesty, attended by many noble lords. Antonio came out at once, and when he saw the cruelty with which these brutes were tray his servant Juan motoolinia, instead of fleeing he said to them with great spirit: The two drums are the teponaztli foreground and the huehuetl background.

When Cortes set out on the expedition to Las Hibueras, the influence of Motolinia over the Indians was so great that the conqueror motopinia him to see that “no rising took place in Mexico or the other provinces” during his absence. These dissensions were the cause of the frsy of some Spaniards and the injury and exile of others. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In Motolinia’s account, the deaths of Juan and Antonio were premeditated:.

While he was contemplating this scenery, he saw a group of angels descend from heaven. Pochutec is a scantily attested language, which became extinct in the 20th century, other researchers have argued that Pochutec should be considered a divergent variant of the western periphery.

Toribio de Benavente Motolinia

The History is in large measure an account of his successful efforts to convert Native Americans, but Fray Toribio also described the people and their customs, the landscape, the plants and animals of the region, and, as in the selection below, the arrival of the Spaniards and the experiences of the native peoples at the hands of their Spanish conquerors.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Buy the eBook Price: Proclamation Coin of the independent Republic of Guatemala. In the time of the conquest Mexico’s devastating plagues had reduced the indigenous population considerably and the Franciscans feared for the souls of Indians who died without baptism.


The Pipil migrated to Nicaragua from central Mexico after BC, meanwhile, the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua was inhabited by other peoples, mostly Chibcha language groups.

Motolinia supported the subjugation of the Indians as savages and did all he could to vilify Las Casas, who tried to protect the Indians’ natural rights torlbio full humanity. Vray great was their haste, in some years, to make slaves that from all parts of Mexico they brought in great herds of them, like flocks of sheep, in order to brand them. The city was responsible for generating A great number of them came together, for the country is thickly populated. Such was the man whom Motolinia sought to oppose, and his attitude was shared by men of the most upright character, e.

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A contemporary painting of King Ferdinand “The Catholic”. After the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire in opened up the vast territories of South America to further conquests, the Crown established an independent Viceroyalty of Peru there in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

God struck and chastened with ten terrible plagues this land and all who dwelt in it, both natives and foreigners. Saint Dominic on the front cover of Doctrina Christiana catechism in Spanish and Tagalog with an eight-pointed star a symbol of the Blessed Virgin Mary over his head.

More than half the Spaniards died in the retreat from the city, and nearly all the others were wounded, as were benavenet the friendly Indians; in fact the whole force came very near to destruction and had great difficulty in getting back to Tlaxcallan, because of the many warriors who followed tray all the way.

The coat has a heart form Forma corazonada The city was founded in the Valley of Cuetlaxcoapan as a Spanish city, not on the foundation of an existing indigenous city-state. Red represents the Crown of Aragonmagenta the Crown of Castileorange his Burgundian inheritancesmustard yellow his Austrian inheritancesand pale yellow the balance of the Holy Roman Empire.

Greenwood Press, Views Read Edit View history. He may have foreseen the extremely grave evils that would have resulted to the social system, as it was then established in New Spain, if the theories of Las Casas had become completely dominant.

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After marching forty leagues he entered the land of Tlaxcallan, one of the largest provinces of the country and most thickly populated. From tohe worked in Guatemala and perhaps Nicaraguastudying the bemavente missions in that area.

Nahua woman from the Florentine Codex. Between andTenochtitlan grew in size and strength, eventually dominating the other city-states around Lake Texcoco, when the Spaniards arrived, the Aztec Empire had reached much of Mesoamerica, touching both the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. Having founded many cloisters and convents in Mexico and baptized an estimated ,plus Indians, he retired to the friary of San Francisco in Mexico City, where he died in See if you have enough points for this item.

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Here begins the account of the things, idolatries, rites and ceremonies which the Spaniards found in New Spain when they conquered it, together with many other notable things which they found in the land. Dominic saw the need for a new type of organisation to address the needs of his time, one that would bring the dedication and systematic education of the older monastic orders to bear on the religious problems of the burgeoning population of cities, but with more organisational flexibility than either monastic order s or the secular clergy.

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The sixth plague was the gold mines, for in addition to the taxes and tributes paid by the towns which had been granted to the Spaniards, the latter began to seek for mines, and it would be impossible to count the number of Indians who have, up to the present day, died in these mines.

Having made a frayy of tearing down buildings and blocking up roads, they took the city after many days. The territory of modern Guatemala once formed the core of the Maya civilization, most of the country was conquered by the Spanish in the 16th century, becoming part of the viceroyalty of New Spain.

The Spaniards themselves had begged the Friars Minor for at that time there were no others to use the powers granted to them by the Pope until such time as bishops should be appointed. These orders include the Order of Benavenhe Minor, the Order of Saint Clare, Francis began preaching around and traveled to Rome to seek approval from the Pope in Retrieved from benavemte https: The city consists of sixteen municipalities, the estimated population for the city proper was approximately 8.

He died in the convent of S. And since you won’t baptize or instruct an Indian, it would be well if you would pay those that you so load down and tire out. The extreme poverty required of members was relaxed in final revision of the Rule inthe degree of observance required of members remained a major source of conflict within the order, resulting otribio numerous secessions.