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The Biblioteca Casanatense

The Biblioteca Casanatense


Permalink - 13 October 2012 
The Biblioteca Casanatense

The Biblioteca Casanatense


Permalink - 13 October 2012 
The Biblioteca Casanatense (Casanata Library) was established in 1701 by the Dominicans of the Monastery of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome. It was opened to the general public, according to the will of Cardinal Girolamo Casanata (1620–1700). The library contained about 25 000 volumes. Since 1872 the library has been managed by the Italian government. In the present day the library is under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture.
Today the Library’s collection contains approximately 400.000 volumes, about 6.000 manuscripts, 2.200 incunabula. The library also holds medieval manuscripts, including biblical manuscripts.

The Biblioteca Casanatense (Casanata Library) was established in 1701 by the Dominicans of the Monastery of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome. It was opened to the general public, according to the will of Cardinal Girolamo Casanata (1620–1700). The library contained about 25 000 volumes. Since 1872 the library has been managed by the Italian government. In the present day the library is under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture.

Today the Library’s collection contains approximately 400.000 volumes, about 6.000 manuscripts, 2.200 incunabula. The library also holds medieval manuscripts, including biblical manuscripts.


Permalink - 11 May 2012 
The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy

The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy


Permalink - 11 May 2012 
The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy

The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy


Permalink - 11 May 2012 
The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy

The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy


Permalink - 11 May 2012 
The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy is a public scientific library located in the Piazza Sant. Agostino square, next to the church of Sant. Agostino. It was founded in 1604 and is named after its founder cardinal Angelo Rocca. The library holds about 180.000 volumes of manuscripts (among them the Codex Angelicus), 1.100 incunabula and thousands of geographic maps, which formerly belonged to the Augustinians.

The Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy is a public scientific library located in the Piazza Sant. Agostino square, next to the church of Sant. Agostino. It was founded in 1604 and is named after its founder cardinal Angelo Rocca. The library holds about 180.000 volumes of manuscripts (among them the Codex Angelicus), 1.100 incunabula and thousands of geographic maps, which formerly belonged to the Augustinians.