Posted on May 18, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments
This letter, which I found recently in the British Library, is from Eugène Boré, one-time Lazarist superior general, penned from Julfa in Azerbaijan on 6 August 1841.
Boré, of course, needs little introduction. At least since 1894, when Léonce de la Rallaye wrote his first biography of the man (see Eugène Boré et les origines de la question d'Orient, Paris 1894), Boré's contributions to the fields of education, philology and ethnography have been…Continue
Posted on April 21, 2017 at 8:37am
My 2014 Exhibition on the Lazarists at the Irish College Paris has gone digital ! Check out http://expositions.centreculturelirlandais.com/hospice-and-charity.php?section1
The online exhibition contains interesting digitized documents regarding the Lazarists'…Continue
Posted on April 22, 2016 at 5:33am
As part of my ongoing new book project Succeeding the Jesuits, I have been excavating sources relevant to the Lazarists' short, but memorable, tenure as the Jesuits' successors in the Electoral Palatinate (Kurpfalz), a small but picturesque county in south-west Germany.
The three pictured printed books are extremely rare originals of…Continue
Posted on April 5, 2016 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments