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G. Abetti, The travels of Father Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, “The Nation”, 26.4.1932, p. 3.

Bargiacchi 2004: E.g. Bargiacchi, Ippolito Desideri. The Marco Polo of Tibet, “Mission Today”, n. 8, October 2004, pp. 45-47 (Lessons of history).

E.g. Bargiacchi, Ippolito Desideri's contribution to the geographical knowledge, “The Universe”, a. LXXXV, n. 6, November to December 2005, pp. 788-807 (correct text).

E.g. Bargiacchi, Ippolito Desideri's contribution to the geographical knowledge, “The Universe”, a. LXXXV, n. 6, November to December 2005, pp. 788-807 (pdf of the pages of the magazine, courtesy of’I.G.M.).

E.g. Bargiacchi, Ippolito Desideri and the first confrontation between Christianity and Buddhism, “Travel Notes”. Notes spiritual quest (Rome), a. XV, nn. 82, 83, 84, month periods from January to February, March to April, May to June 2006, respectively pp.. 38-43, 44-49, 32-37.

Dialogue with Enzo Gualtiero Bargiacchi of p. Ippolito Desideri s.j. (Italian routes to Buddhism), by Tiziana Chiappelli, "Religion and Society" (Quarterly journal of religious studies), a. XX, n. 52, May to August 2005 ("The invisible and space"), pp. 99-104 (Speech / documents).

E.g. Bargiacchi, Reflections on a missionary Pistoia too long underestimated: Ippolito Desideri «explorer» the discovery of Tibet and Buddhism, “Bulletin Historical Pistoiese”, a. CVIII, 2006, pp. 155-166.

E.g. Bargiacchi, In the footsteps of Ippolito Desideri. First comparison and West Tibet, “Dharma”, a. WE, n. 25, April 2007, pp.76-85.

E.g. Bargiacchi, A Bridge Across Two Cultures. Ippolito Desideri S.J. (1684 – 1733). A Brief Biography. Contribution to the XVth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (Atlanta, June 2008), Military Geographical Institute, Florence, 2008, pp. 64 (4 map).

E.g. Bargiacchi, Ippolito Desideri to the origins of travel literature, “Geostorie“. News bulletin and the Italian Centre for the Study historical and geographical. Regular quarterly, a. 16, n. 2, May to August 2008, pp. 171-187.

E.g. Bargiacchi, The experience Tibetan Father Ippolito Desideri, in Nicholas Gasbarro (and.), The cultures of the missionaries, Bulzoni Publisher, Rome, 2009, pp. 101-124.

L.F. Blessed, Wrote a little-known P. Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, Florence, 1928.

G. Dainelli, Father Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia and the report of his journey from Tibet, “Bulletin Historical Pistoiese“, a. XXXIV, n.2, April to June 1932, pp. 57-62.

F. De Filippi, The «Ragguaglio» and «Memories of’ travel and mission in Tibet"Father Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, Bulletin of the R. Italian Geographic Society"Series VI, flight. WE, n. 5, May 1929-VII, pp. 295-301.

G. Gispert-Sauch S.J., Tibetan Christian Literature. Remembering a Centenary…, “Ignis Studies” (St Xavier’s College, Bombay; you. P. Divarkar S.J.), flight. III, 1985, n. 1 (serial n. 9), January-March 1985, pp. 26-34 [republished in "The Tibet Journal”, flight. XV, n. 2, Summer 1990, pp. 29-39].

A. Gopnik, Could David Hume Have Known about Buddhism? Charles François Full, the Royal College of La Flèche, and the Global Jesuit Intellectual Network, “Hume Studies”, Flight. 35, n 1-2, 2009, pp. 5–28.

A. Magnaghi, Tibet in the report of P. Ippolito Desideri, Italian Geographic magazine”, a. XI, fasc. III, March 1904, pp. 96-108.

F. Maraini, That Jesuit who wrote in Tibetan. Kudos to Pistoia Ippolito Desideri in the third centenary of the birth, “The Nation” (Florence), Sunday 16.12.1984, p. 3.

G. Nerucci, Around Father Ippolito desires from Pistoia dCdG., "The European Journal", a. VII, flight. III, fasc. II, 1July 1876, pp. 289-294.

The. Petech, The historical context of the voyages of Ippolito Desideri YES., “Bulletin Historical Pistoiese”, a. LXXXIX (Third series, XXII), 1987, pp. 53-68.

C. Puini, Report of an unusual journey to Tibet, P. Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, written by himself, "Bulletin of the Italian Oriental studies" (Florence, you. A. De Gubernatis), a. I, n. 2-3, 25 July 1876, pp. 33-42.

N. Receptions, Unpublished information on Ippolito Desideri and his family taken from the archives of Pistoia, Company Pistoiese of National History, Pistoia, 1984, pp. 32 [special extract of “Bulletin Historical Pistoiese” published for the commemoration day of the third centenary of the birth of Ippolito Desideri SJ. (1684-1733), Pistoia, 1 December 1984. Then reproduced on “Bulletin Historical Pistoiese“, a. LXXXVI (Third series, XIX), 1984 (finished printing in July 1985), pp. 3-31].

M. Sweet, Desperately Seeking Capuchins: Manoel Freyre’s “Report on the Tibets and their Routes” (“Tibetorum streets and their Relation”) and the Desideri Mission to Tibet, “JIATS“, n. 2, August 2006, pp. 33.

F. Tiso, Ippolito Desideri and interreligious dialogue with Buddhism vajrayana [unpublished 1997/2009].

A. Vezzosi, Ippolito Desideri and Pistoia. A Jesuit missionary of the eighteenth century Pistoia: its importance and its reputation, “Local History”, n. 12, December 2008, pp. 34-69.

other items:

*historical and geographical

The articles in the magazine “The Universe” are published courtesy of’Military Geographical Institute Florence
(Presentation of “The Universe”).

E.g. Bargiacchi, In Central Asia after De Filippi: Giuseppe Tucci, in Laura Cassi (and.), The “Abode of Snow” and papers found. Filippo De Filippi and Italian scientific expeditions in Central Asia (1909 and 1913-14). Proceedings of the Conference – Florence 13-14 March 2008, Society for Geographical Studies (“Geographical Memoirs” – Published as a supplement to "Italian Geographic magazine” – New set # 8, year 2009), Florence, 2009, pp. 159-180.

G.G. Bausi, S. Caciolli, L’I.G.M. sul Karakorum (1930). Reflections on “Miscellaneous Dainelli”, an unprecedented Library Military Geographic Institute, “The Universe“, a. LXXVIII, n. 3, May 1998, pp.373-386.

F. Fallani, 2004, Year of 50the anniversary of the first ascent of K2, “The Universe“, a. LXXXVI, n. 6, November to December 2006, pp. 792-820.

S. Caciolli, F. Fallani, Exploration and mountaineering expeditions in the Karakoram: the contribution of the I. G.M., “The Universe”, a. LXXXVII, n. 3, May to June 2007, pp. 410-446.

It. Lo Bue, The quagmire Tibetan ancient root of the revolt, “The Manifesto“, extracted by the author of articles published on “The Manifesto”, XXXVIII/70, Wednesday 19.3.2008, p. 11 (International), and of “Reform”, XVI/13, 28.3.2008, p. 1.

N. Mastropietro, Conquering the 'third pole': the image and the role of Sherpa exploration of the great mountains of Asia, “Miscellaneous History of Exploration”, XXXIII, 2008, pp. 253-286.

N. Mastropietro, Knowing Central Asia: the Oriental Library of Fosco Maraini to Vieusseux, “Anthology Vieusseux“, new series, a. XIV, n. 40, January to April 2008, pp. 109-132.

N. Mastropietro, Presentation Filippo De Filippi.

M. Mazzoni, S. Anastasio, When the Himalayas was further of the stars. Pictures of De Filippi Shipping 1913-1914, Academy of Sciences said de Siena’ Fisiocritici, Siena, 2008, pp. 48 (exhibition catalog 13.2. – 29.9.2008).

*philosophical and religious

Special thanks to Pasquale Light, Director of “Travel Notes” for permission to reproduce an interesting article in the Camaldolese Brother John Martin Kuvarapu (Sahajananda), both in translation published in Italian, both in’Original English.

J.M. Kuvarapu, Mission without conversion. An open letter to the Christians, “Travel Notes“, a. XVIII, n. 105, May to June 2009, pp. 33-41.

M. Polichetti, Buddhism, in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by George Ritzer, Oxford, 2007, pp. 370-374.

M. Sweet, Jesus the World-Protector: Eighteenth-Century Gelukpa Historians View Christianity, “Buddhist-Christian Studies“, Flight. 26, 2006, pp. 173-178.

R: Tagore, Tagore in Venice, “Mission Today“, n. 1, January 2009, pp. 13-16 [speech in Venice February 1 1925, pubblicato per gentile concessione dell’University of Sciences, Arts and Letters of Venice].

M. Vannini, Spiritual practices and mystical experience [unpublished 2007-2008].

The Map

The journey of Ippolito Desideri in Europe, in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, in India, and its circumambulation Himalayan.
Charts, and tables itinerarie set by Enzo Gualtiero Bargiacchi and designed by the Military Geographic article for EG. Bargiacchi, Ippolito Desideri's contribution to the geographical knowledge, "The Universe", a. LXXXV, n. 6, November December 2005, pp. 788-807.
Reproduced in E.G. Bargiacchi, A bridge Across Two Cultures. Ippolito Desideri S.J. (1684-1733). A Brief Biography, Military Geographical Institute, Florence, 2008.

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