Croatian Christians: Croatian Christian Clergy, Croatian Christian Missionaries, Croatian Latter Day Saints Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157811190

Published: June 9th 2010

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34 pages


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Croatian Christians: Croatian Christian Clergy, Croatian Christian Missionaries, Croatian Latter Day Saints  by  Books LLC

Croatian Christians: Croatian Christian Clergy, Croatian Christian Missionaries, Croatian Latter Day Saints by Books LLC
June 9th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 34 pages | ISBN: 9781157811190 | 9.52 Mb

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Croatian Christian Clergy, Croatian Christian Missionaries,MorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Croatian Christian Clergy, Croatian Christian Missionaries, Croatian Latter Day Saints, Eastern Orthodox Christians From Croatia, Ferdinand Konak, Kreimir osi, ovani Roso, Miroslav Volf, Gregory of Nin, Emil Uzelac, Petar Perica, Ljiljana Crnogaj Fulepp, Fedor Dragojlov.

Excerpt: Ferdinand Konak (variously also Fernando Consag, Konsag, Konschak, etc.) (December 2, 1703 September 10, 1759) was a Jesuit missionary, explorer, and cartographer. Konak was born in Varazdin, Croatia, and attended primary and secondary school in his native city. At sixteen he finished the expected grades and was admitted to the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in Trenn, Slovakia, where he stayed for two years. He was then sent to Leoben in Styria to study classics, stylistics, and rhetoric.

Later he studied philosophy in Graz and in 17251726 he lectured on the Elements of Grammar at the Jesuit Academy in Zagreb in Croatia. In 17261727 he taught classical studies at a secondary school in Buda in Hungary. In 1728 Konak published a collection of poems titled Nagadia versibus latinus, which is kept at Budapest, Hungary. From 1727 to 1729 he studied theology at the University of Graz. In 1729, Konak left for Cdiz in Spain, then went to North America, where he was active as a missionary on New Spains Baja California peninsula (today part of Mexico), from 1732 to the end of his life.

His headquarters was at Mission San Ignacio. From 1748 he acted as the superior of the mission and later, in 1758, inspector of all missions in Baja California. Konak spoke various dialects of the local Cochim language. He directed and oversaw the building of new missions, aqueducts, embankments, drainage channels, and the first silver mines. He died at San Ignacio in 1759. Konak mo... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=576842



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