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Mérida in Municipality of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

The Peninsular Athenaeum

 
 
The Peninsular Athenaeum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2017
1. The Peninsular Athenaeum Marker
Inscription.
Ateneo Peninsular
Patrimonio de la Nación
El Ateneo Peninsular se encuentra en el edificio del siglo XVII que fue sede del Palacio Episcopal, y que ocupó el costado izquierdo de la Catedral de San lldefonso. Ente los siglos XIX y XX fue habilitado como comercio y en 1915 fue ocupado por las tropas revolucionarias. Por instrucciones del Gobernador Salvador Alvarado es convertido en el Ateneo Peninsular, para albergar las manifestaciones artísticas e intelectuales después de la revolución, de acuerdo con el proyecto del Arq. Manuel Amabilis. Utilizado por muchos años como sede de la Zona Militar de Mérida, actualmente es el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Yucatán.

English:
Peninsular Athenaeum
National Heritage
The Peninsular Athenaeum occupies a 17th Century building that was site for the Episcopal Palace, placed to the left of the Cathedral of San lldefonso. Between the 19th and 20th Centuries, this building was used as a place for business, and in 1915 it was taken by revolutionary troops. Following instructions of Governor Salvador Alvarado, the building became the Peninsular Athenaeum, housing artistic and intellectual manifestations after the revolution, based on a project from architect Manuel Amábilis. Used for many years as the site Military Zone of Mérida,
The Peninsular Athenaeum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2017
2. The Peninsular Athenaeum Marker
The Cathedral can be seen to the north of the Athenaeum.
currently it functions as the Museum of Contemporary Art of Yucatan.

Maya-Yucateco:
Ateneo Peninsular
U ti’al tuáakal u noj lu’umil México
Le ateneop peninsulaaro’ ti yan ichil le Palacio Episcopal beeta'ab siglo XVIl y’eetel ba’ax yanchaj tu disk le kataedraalil San Ildefonsoo’. Ichil siglo XIX yéetel XX ka beeta'ab u meyaj ti’Oal u yúuchul koonol ma' túun tu ja'abil 1915 ka ch'a'ab tumeen tropas revolucionarias. Tu yáanal u t’aan le jala'ach Salvador Alvarado ka suta'ab ti’al u beeta'al u jejeláasil meyajo’ob ti’al cha'antbil yéetel ti’al u much’ikuba na'atja'an máako'ob ler ka dzo’ok le ba'atelilo', le ba'ax je'ela’ bey tukulta'ab tumeen Manuel Amabilis. Ya'abkach ja'abob meyajnaj ti'al u yantal bey zona militaarile', bejla'e ti’ yan le Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Yucatán.
 
Location. 20° 57.999′ N, 89° 37.388′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is on Calle 60, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Calle 60, Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Little Rooster (within shouting distance of this marker); The Main Square of Merida (within shouting distance of this marker); The House of Montejo
The Cathedral of San Ildefonso of Mérida image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 12, 2017
3. The Cathedral of San Ildefonso of Mérida
(within shouting distance of this marker); Emilio Seijo Walkway (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pedz Balam House (about 120 meters away); House of Writer José Peón Contreras (about 120 meters away); "Los Peones" (about 120 meters away); The Municipal Palace (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 105 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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