Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
nacio en esta casa
el gran poeta de la America
Colonial Rafael Landivar
On October 27, 1731
in this house was born
the great poet of colonial America
Location. 14° 33.373′ N, 90° 44.322′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez. Marker is on 5a Calle Poniente just west of Alameda Santa Lucia, on the right when traveling west. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Rafael Landívar (within shouting distance of this marker); Tribute to Ana Guerra de Jesus (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); House of Bernal Díaz del Castillo (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Workers Night School of Antigua Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Adrian Recinos Born in this House (approx. half a kilometer away); Sculptor Quirio Cataño (approx. half a kilometer away); The Fountain of Antigua's Central Park (approx. half a kilometer away). Click for a list of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
More about this marker. The small marker above the main
La Sociedad de Geografia e Historia. ∙ Universidad Nacional ∙ Sociedad de Auxilios Mutuos de Comercio. ∙ Confederacion de Agricultores. ∙ Club Turista. ∙ Academia Guatemalteca Correspondiente de la Espanola. ∙ Magisterio y Prensa de la Capital.
Perpetuan en este lugar la memoria del excelso poeta Rafael Landivar.
En el 2o centenario de su nacimiento.
Guatemala 27 de octubre de 1931.
¡Hello, dear Mother, sweet Guatemala, hail to thee! (Portion of a Landívar poem entitled Urbe Guatemalae)
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Perpetuate in this place the memory of the sublime poet Rafael Landívar
On the 200th anniversary of his birth
Guatemala, October 27, 1931
Regarding Rafael Landívar. Rafael Landívar (b. Santiago de los Caballeros (today Antigua), Guatemala, October 27, 1731 - d. Bologna, Italia, September 27, 1793) was a poet and Guatemalan Jesuit priest. His most famous work, Rusticatio Mexicana (Through the Fields of Mexico), describes the journey of the Jesuits from Guatemala to Mexico and on to Italy after their expulsion from the Spanish colonies in the New World in 1767.
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