For higher instruction there are four universities: the Universidad Mayor de San Marcos at Lima, and three provincial institutions at Arequipa, Cuzco and Trujillo.
All these have faculties of letters and law, and San Marcos has in addition faculties of theology, medicine, mathematics and science, philosophy and administrative and political economy.
Godin, a member of the French commission for measuring an arc of the meridian near Quito, became professor of mathematics at San Marcos in 1750; and the botanical expeditions sent out from Spain gave further zest to scientific research.
The university of San Marcos at Lima is the oldest collegiate institution in the New World, originating in a grant from Charles V.
west of the coast on the 29th parallel, which is fertile and stocked with cattle; Cerros, off Viscaino Bay, and Santa Margarita, which partly shelters Magdalena Bay, on the Pacific side; and Angel de la Guarda, Tiburon, San Marcos, Carmen, Monserrate, Santa Catalina, Santa Cruz, San Jose, Espiritu Santo and Cerralvo in the Gulf.
The university of Mexico received much support from both church and state, but it never gained a position comparable to the universities of South America - Cordoba, Lima (San Marcos) and Bogota.
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ARICA (SAN MARCOS DE ARICA), a town and port of the Chilean-governed province of Tacna, situated in 18° 28' 08" S.
The largest of these are the Bay of Turyassu, facing which is the island of Sao Joao, and several others of small size, and the contiguous bays of Sao Marcos and Sao Jose, between which is the large island of Maranhao.
The principal rivers of the state are the Maracassume and Tury-assu, the Mearim and its larger tributaries (the Pindare, Grajahu, Flores and Corda) which discharge into the Bay of Sao Marcos, and the Itapicuru and Monim which discharge into the Bay of Sao Jose.
"ALBERT SIDNEY BURLESON (1863-), American lawyer and politician, was born at San Marcos, Tex., June 7 1863.
See the Conoscimienlo, p. Too, as edited by Marcos Jimenez de la Espada in the Boletin de la sociedad geogrdfica de Madrid, February 1877); Le Canarien in P. Margry, Conquete des.
shore of the bay of Sao Marcos, 16 m.
He had not seen the cities himself, nor had he, as is frequently asserted, gone as far north as the present New Mexico, but his reports tended to confirm previous rumours and led the viceroy, Don Antonio de Mendoza, to send Fray Marcos de Niza, a Franciscan friar, on a small and inexpensive expedition of discovery.
Fray Marcos (q.v.) was the first European to enter the limits of what is now New Mexico.
Full of missionary zeal, and desirous that settlements should be planted in the new region in order that the heathen might be converted, Fray Marcos did little to refute these exaggerations.
Following the route of Fray Marcos de Niza, Coronado reached the first of the alleged cities, and to his great disappointment found only an Indian pueblo.
MARCOS DE NIZA (c. 1495-1558), a Franciscan friar born in Nice about 1495.
de Coronado to make his famous expedition next year to Zuni, of which Fray Marcos was the guide; and the realities proved a great disappointment.
Fray Marcos was made Provincial of his order for Mexico before the second trip to Zuni, and returned in 1541 to the capital, where he died on the 25th of March 1558 The Descubrimiento is one of the world's famous narratives of travel.
He translated Gil Blas, adopting more or less seriously Voltaire's unfounded suggestion that Le Sage plagiarized from Espinel's Marcos de Obregon, and other Spanish books; the text appeared in 1783, and in 1828 was greatly modified by Evaristo Pena y Martin, whose arrangement is still widely read.
Marcos de Niza, a Franciscan friar to whom the first reconnaissance was entrusted, was the first Spaniard to enter the limits of Arizona.
Warnings of the danger of the routes to southern Syria turned him from his purpose; and his friend and fellow-pilgrim, Rabban Marcos, becoming Nestorian patriarch (as Mar Yaballaha III.) in 1281, suggested Bar Sauma's name to Arghun Khan, sovereign of the Ilkhanate or Mongol-Persian realm, for a European embassy, then contemplated.
A former confidante of Ferdinand Marcos, Curtis possessed copies of the 172 treasure maps made by Japanese cartographers.
February 24 was the 20th anniversary of the people's power uprising which ousted former dictator President Ferdinand Marcos.
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ousted former dictator President Ferdinand Marcos.
plaintiffs ' counsel in human rights cases in the United States, including against the estate of Ferdinand Marcos.
ARICA (SAN MARCOS DE ARICA), a town and port of the Chilean-governed province of Tacna, situated in 18Ã‚° 28' 08" S.
de Coronado was led by Fray Marcos over the same route in 1540; while Hernando Alarcon explored the Gulf of California and the lower Colorado river.
San Marcos Outlet Mall is one of many outlet centers in the Premium Outlets portfolio.
Getting to the San Marcos Outlet Mall is easy.
Whether you plan to go solo or gather a group of friends for a getaway, the shopping opportunities and prices at San Marcos Outlet Mall are hard to beat.
Diane Flack Furniture Outlet is located in San Marcos, Texas.
Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas is the home of the Texas State Sleep Center.
Central Texas Eye Center: You'll find locations in San Marcos, Wimberley, and Luling, Texas.
Call 512-353-1300 for the San Marcos location, 512-847-8770 for the Wimberley location, and 800-308-8728 for the Luling location.
Mercadante, Marcos T., et al. "The Psychiatric Symptoms of Rheumatic Fever."
One of the most well-known promoters of Tagalog films is former first lady Imelda Marcos, wife of Ferdinand Marcos.
Brands that have been spotted at the store in the past include heavy hitters that would make Imalda Marcos drool with delight.
Piazza San Marcos (Saint Mark's Square) is perhaps the most famous and most photographed plaza in all of Europe!
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