Beschi, Costanzo Giuseppe


Beschi, Costanzo Giuseppe
Beschi, Costanzo Giuseppe
Though primarily a missionary, better know as one of the classical writers of Tamil literature (1680-1746)

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  • Costanzo Giuseppe Beschi —     Costanzo Giuseppe Beschi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Costanzo Giuseppe Beschi     Born at Castiglione in the Venetian Republic, 1680; died at Manapar c. 1746. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1698, and went to the Mandura mission in 1710 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Constanzo Beschi — Constanzo Beschi, also known under his Tamil name of Vīramāmunivar (Tamil: வீரமாமுனிவர்) or Constantine Joseph Beschi (in English) (8 November 1680 – 4 February 1747) was an Italian Jesuit priest, Missionary in South India, and renowned poet in… …   Wikipedia

  • Thembavani — Thembavani(ேதம்பாவனி in Tamil) [ [http://www.catholicity.com/encyclopedia/b/beschi,constanzo giuseppe.html Costanzo Giuseppe Beschi ] ] (The Unfading Garland), one of the Tamil classics,a poetical work of Veeramamunivar ( Constanzo Beschi ),on… …   Wikipedia

  • Tamil literature — refers to the literature in the Tamil language. Tamil literature has a rich and long literary tradition spanning more than two thousand years. The oldest extant works show signs of maturity indicating an even longer period of evolution.… …   Wikipedia


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