Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
The Royal and Pontiﬁcal University Santo Tomás de Aquino
En este mismo lugar, en el año 1538 fue instalada, mediante la bula “In Apostolatus Culmine” La Real y Pontificia Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, primera luz de la ciencia en el nuevo mundo.
Su continuadora, la Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, faro de la juventud y del porvenir dominicanos, se inclina ante su propia tradición.
1538 - 1968
In this place in 1538 was installed, through the Papal Bull “In Apostolatus Culmine”, the Royal and Pontifical University Santo Tomás de Aquino, the first light of science in the New World.
It was followed by the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, lighthouse for the youth and the future of Dominicans, which bows before its own tradition.
1538 - 1968
Location. 18° 28.278′ N, 69° 53.125′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. Marker can be reached from Calle Padre Billini just from Calle Macoris. Click for map. The marker is on the front entrance to the Dominican Convent (Convento de los Dominicanos).
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan Pablo Duarte (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (about 120 meters Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (about 180 meters away); Japanese Immigration to the Dominican Republic (about 210 meters away); Spanish Refugees of 1939 (about 210 meters away); Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo (about 240 meters away); The Plaza of the Priests (about 240 meters away); First City Hall in the Americas (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Education •
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