This online display is an electronic version of
a display of|
certain Jesuit items in Special Collections at the Grasselli
Library & Breen Learning Center, John Carroll University.
The original display was exhibited in October, 1999.
|Reproduction of the title page from the|
first printed edition of the SPIRITUAL
EXERCISES by St. Ignatius Loyola,
translated from Spanish to Latin
by A. Frusius and printed in Rome by
Antonio Blado, 1548.
The page bears a simple woodcut of the
Seal of the Society of Jesus. The Letters
"IHS" are a Latinized monogram for the
name of Jesus.
St. Ignatius Loyola
This book is a photographic
reproduction of the original
manuscript of the SPIRITUAL
Gerard Pelletier, S.J.
This Jesuit book on oratory,
called THE PALACE OF
is beautifully bound and has
gilt edges. A queenly feature
of its binding is its handpainted
|An embossed cover from a|
religious "gift book" called
THE HISTORY OF THE
LIFE OF OUR LORD
JESUS CHRIST, by Francis
de Ligny, S.J., printed in
New York, 1867.
St. Robert Bellarmine, S.J.
Joannes Baptista Ciottus
Bellarmine wrote to respond
to the theology of the Protestant
|COMMENTARIA UNA CUM|
QUAESTIONIBUS IN OCTO
DE PHYSICA AUSCULTATIONE
Francisco de Toledo, S.J.
Title page of a scholarly commentary
on Aristotle's PHYSICS.
|P. VIRGILII MARONIS,|
ET NOTIS ILLUSTRAVIT
(Vol. II, The Aeneid, Books VI-XII)
Charles de La Rue, S.J.
A page from a scholarly commentary
on Virgil's AENEID.
|This ivory rosary belonged
Alexander Keck, born in 1724. He became
a Jesuit missionary and later was stationed
at the Jesuit college in Manheim.
|A galley proof of a title
for a catechism printed in a
Native-American language by a
Jesuit mission press.
ET CURIEUSES ECRITES
DES MISSIONS ETRANGERS
(Letters from the Missions, Vol. 9)
Chez J.G. Merigot
This 18th-century French description
of Jesuit missions contains an engraved
map of Paraguay.
The type ornament, reproduced in the "transparent gifs,"
at the beginning and end of this display are from the title page
of Ignatius's EXERCITIA SPIRITUALIA (Rome 1548).
Charles Zarobila, Curator of Special Collections