Gaspar Sanz’s ‘Ecos Sagrados de la Fama Gloriosa de Innocencio XI’ (1681) and clerical cultures of diversion in Baroque Spain

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Pattenden, Miles. (2022). Gaspar Sanz’s ‘Ecos Sagrados de la Fama Gloriosa de Innocencio XI’ (1681) and clerical cultures of diversion in Baroque Spain. Journal of Ecclesiastical History. pp. 1-31. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022046921001469
AuthorsPattenden, Miles
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This article analyses the Ecos sagrados de la fama gloriosa de Innocencio XI, an elaborate panegyric by the Spanish priest and musician Gaspar Sanz written in 1681 in praise of the reigning pope. The Ecos sagrados is built around the concept of an echo poem, which in turn inspires seven prose discourses that reflect on aspects of the pope's name and character. However, the text is also a unique resource for tracing transmission of ideas through the Spanish Church and for encountering a forgotten world of intellectual diversion amongst the priests of Baroque Madrid.

Year2022
JournalJournal of Ecclesiastical History
Journal citationpp. 1-31
PublisherCambridge University Press
ISSN1469-7637
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022046921001469
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