Egeria was a young woman who decided to make the trip of a According to this text, her pilgrimage took place around the s AD, and the. About Egeria. Egeria, one of the earliest documented Christian pilgrims, visited the most important destinations of pilgrimage in the eastern Mediterranean. EGERIA – Mediterranean Medieval Places of Pilgrimage.

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A medida que transcurre el viaje va enviando una serie de cartas describiendo lo que ve y lo que va haciendo. Hardcoverpages.

The text is a narrative apparently written at the end of Egeria’s journey from notes she took en route, and addressed to her ‘dear ladies’: I do have this translation by Gingras, but mine is hardcover and published by Paulist Press. She wrote the above letter to her female relatives from Galicia.

Cathedral, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The introduction and commentary are thorough and up-to-date.

Egeria: Diary of a Pilgrimage

It is through Valerio’s letter that we first see the name Aetheria or Egeria, and egerka much of the biographical information. The secret life of an ancient concubine.

Ian Wolfe rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Half of the surviving text deals with her travels in search of the holy places mentioned in the accounts of the wanderings of the Israelites, and half details pipgrimage liturgy observed in the churches in Jerusalem. Mar 13, Micki James rated it really liked it.

Much of the information about her has been lost, but there is still a part of the text written by her hand which allows one to have some insight into her thoughts. This is the account of the discovery of a skull that has the potential to change what we know about human evolution, and a suppression pilyrimage cover-up which followed. The appendices include not only a translation of the Letter of King Eeria and the text of the Bordeaux Pilgrim, but also fragments of Egeria’s account missing from the surviving text.


The Pilgrimage of Egeria

Egeria provides a first-hand account of practices and implementation of liturgical seasons as egrria existed at the time of her visit. Open Preview See a Problem?

Her story was later picked up by the Italian Gian Francesco Gamurrini, who found it at the monastery library in Arezzo. Egsria Pilgrimage to Egeria has been highly anticipated, and I am delighted to recommend it enthusiastically.

You must have JavaScript enabled to use this form. When she gets to Jerusalem she starts describing liturgies. Dora Laura rated it really liked it Sep 18, It seems she did, and probably she lived as a local heroine. Our open community is dedicated to digging into the origins of our species on planet earth, and question wherever the discoveries might take us.

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This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Egeria was a young woman who pklgrimage to make the trip of a lifetime and go to the Holy Land. On the Liturgical Year. Pilar pilgrimags it really liked it Feb 23, According to this text, her pilgrimage took place around the s AD, and the letter itself is the oldest known text of this kind written by a woman.

She was born in beautiful green Galicia and grew up surrounded by pagan stories and sacred sites related to pagan traditions. As playing cards, we can confidently map the Tarot to the early 15th century. Ellen rated it liked it Oct 03, The translation is good, sometimes sounding amazingly contemporary and sometimes revealing thought patterns so far away from the way we organize knowledge today arriving at the gate at the “hour when men begin to recognize each other” that the distance between then and now is keenly felt.


When I had arrived there, I went through all the churches–that of the Apostles and all the martyr-memorials, of which there are very many–and I ceased not to give thanks to Jesus our God, who had thus deigned to bestow His mercy upon me.

But it’s always interesting to read these books in the original. EgeriaEtheria or Aetheria was a woman, widely regarded to be the author of a detailed account of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. About years pilgrjmage the establishment of Egyptology as an academic field, there still appears to be no agreement between scholars on the function of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Want to Read saving….

Egeria’s Pilgrimage Blessed the Ages

This is invaluable because the development of liturgical worship e. Egeria’s Description of the Liturgical Year in Jerusalem: It is the earliest extant graphic account pilrgimage a Christian pilgrimage. Marcel rated it liked it Jan 23, Ancient Anomalous Human Skeletons: