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Liber Locorum Theologicorvm, dictated by Joanne Josepho Arce to Petrus Josephus a Barriga

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C303


This is a manuscript in ink of theological writings in Latin dictated in 1795 by Joanne Josepho Arce, master of sacred theology, to Petrus Josephus Barriga, theologian at the College (Seminary) of Saint Jerome in Arequipa, Peru. The volume is bound in vellum and there is a partly legible poem in Spanish on the front cover.


  • 1795


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Conditions Governing Use

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History of Liber Locorum Theologicorvm

The Liber Locorum Theologicorvm is a manuscript of theological discourse written in Latin and Spanish. It originated in 1795 in Arequipa, Peru at the Seminary of St. Jerome. Petrus Josephus a Barriga, master of sacred theology wrote the manuscript through the dictation of Joanne Josepho Arce, a theologian at the college. The seminary of St. Jerome in Arequipa, Peru was founded in 1622 and opened in 1623. It primarily taught Latin, philosophy, and theology.


1 volume : iv, 126 p, ; 21 cm

Scope and Contents

The Liber Locorum Theologicorvm manuscript was handwritten in ink, bound in vellum. The translation of the title is literally the book of theological places. The writing includes some calligraphy. There is a partly legible poem on the front cover in Spanish referring to the forgiveness of sins by the Lord. The back cover also has a poem in Spanish though it is less legible. The pages in the book are numbered 1-126 and contain various headings and topics. The manuscript contains commentary on scripture as well as prayers and canons, mostly written in Latin. The volume also includes a drawing on page 12 of a heart-shaped object divided into different pieces.

Physical Location

MS C303

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2004

Related Materials

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Guide to the Liber Locorum Theologicorvm Manuscript
Liber Locorum Theologicorvm, dictated by Joanne Josepho Arce to Petrus Josephus a Barriga
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Preferred citation
Guide to the Liber Locorum Theologicorvm Manuscript, Department of Special Collections, MS 303, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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