Ciudad Colonial in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, 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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1538.
Location. 18° 28.278′ N, 69° 53.125′ W. Marker is in Ciudad Colonial, Distrito Nacional, in Santo Domingo. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad Colonial, Distrito Nacional 10210, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan Pablo Duarte (within shouting distance of this marker); House and Museum El Beaterio (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Archbishop's Palace (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (about 120 meters away); Cristóbal de Llerena (about 120 meters away); Francisco X. Billini (about 150 meters away); Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henríquez (about 150 meters away); The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad Colonial.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.