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Lyon and the Jesuits, as Told by their Books: Exhibit Information

This guide is a student project produced by History Department intern Cora Kim, Fall Semester, 2019.

Lyon and the Jesuits, as Told by their Books

Produced by History Department Intern Cora Kim, Class of 2022

This exhibit displays books accumulated by Jesuits and printed in Lyon.  A glowing cultural and intellectual center, Lyon was a capital of printing and experienced firsthand the transformations in Europe from 1500-1800.  These books are works of art as well as pieces of Lyon’s history.