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4:00 pm

Kislak Fellows Lecture: Dr. Frauke Sachse

April 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street, SE
Washington , DC 20540 United States

The Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress houses a unique early colonial missionary document from Highland Guatemala. Manuscript 1015 is a small leather-bound handbook that was compiled from different types of texts in several Highland Mayan languages and probably served as a vademecum to a parish priest. While the compilation of the … Continue reading Kislak Fellows Lecture: Dr. Frauke Sachse

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