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Fall 2010 exhibit: Matteo Ricci and the Jesuits in China

Matteo Ricci and the Jesuits in China

September 15 - November 10, 2010
Jesuit missionaries often led the way for political and cultural contacts with other peoples and the Jesuits in China were no exception. Manuscript letters as well as publications by and about these missionaries will be the focus of this exhibit, which will feature the famous 1602 world map by Zhang Wentao and Jesuit Matteo Ricci. For more information on the map, visit bell.lib.umn.edu. Located in the T.R. Anderson Gallery, 4th floor Wilson Library

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