A. K. M. Adam. THE PILGRIMAGE OF ETHERIA. M.L. McClure and C. L. Feltoe, ed. and trans. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Once the identification with the Gallic Saint had fallen, the title of Itinerarium Egeriae became more popular than the one of Peregrinatio. 4th century. Hispania (Spain). The Itinerarium Egeriae, also known as Peregrinatio Egeriae or Aetheriae (for it is not strictly speaking an itinerarium), is the.

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It is pointless to discuss whether the group is provided with the pass that awarded the right to make free use of the facilities for travellers offered in certain road-stations, included in the system of the cursus publicus. Christianity Online Publication Date: Bronze Age Greek Material Culture: The Itinerarium Egeriae has provided scholars with valuable information about developments in the grammar and vocabulary of Vulgar Latin.

Once the identification with the Gallic Saint had fallen, the title of Itinerarium Egeriae became more popular than the one of Peregrinatio.

Sign in with your library card. Christian or not, the month of February was then a time for purification in the fourth and fifth centuries. A narrative of two visits to Sinai, from Mrs. If you are a student or academic itinerariu, our librarian recommendation form to recommend the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to your librarians for an institutional free trial. However, when we compare this document with other pilgrimage itineraries, the Itinerarium Burdigalense above all, it is clear that even if the organisation behind the management of traffic along main roads is still efficient, in the fifty years elapsed between the journeys of the pilgrim of Bordeaux and of Egeria, the attitude of pilgrims has radically changed, since they seem to favour itknerarium type of infrastructures for lodging, provided by monasteries and local churches.


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These mainly concerned the origin, the status, the social level and even the name and identification of the woman that featured in the text as the leader of the small group of pilgrims headed to the Holy Land. A context for the beginnings of Christian pilgrimage, Echos du monde classique.

Views Read Edit View history. In other occasions, eeriae is used as a unit of distance e. Their Pilgrimage to Egeria has been highly anticipated, and I am delighted to recommend it enthusiastically.

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The Pilgrimage of Etheria. 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’: Atti del Convegno Ferentino DicembreFerentino,p.

Both this and the verse-by-verse commentary alongside the translated text draw on the most recent scholarship, making this essential reading for pilgrims, students, and scholars seeking insight into life and piety during one of Christianity’s most formative periods.

Fatigue and privation are of course part of the itinearrium, but the displacement from one holy place to another is meaningful only if experienced in a religious context. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and geeriae without a subscription.

John Bernard has noted that certain details of Egeria’s account that would support a later date—two churches mentioned in the Breviarium and Peregrinatio Theodosii both circa —are absent from Egeria’s otherwise detailed description of Egediae and thus confirm the 4th century dating. Schematic map of eheriae trips undertaken by Egeria. VII, 4 that, in this stretch of road, this escorting service is customary. It is evident, then, that, even if in fragmentary elements, the Itinerarium Egeriae provides us with some interesting notes about the habits ittinerarium pilgrims and the practicalities of travel.


The appendices include not only a translation of the Letter of King Abgar and the text of the Bordeaux Pilgrim, but also fragments of Egeria’s account missing from the surviving text. Gamurrini published the Latin text and theorised the author was Saint Sylvia of Aquitaine.

At the stage of its first publication, the incompleteness of the text, missing its first and last parts and affected by two large lacunaegenerated many speculations. There are another 5 stopping-places to return to Clysma, reaching first the mansio egfriae Maremwhere, referring to the facilities for travellers, Egeria comments the skill of the camel-drivers Eg.

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I have indeed used a screenshot from the digitized version of Vat. The lacunae are partially filled by information coming from other texts. Upon her return to Constantinople, she planned to make a further trip to St.

This eferiae the oldest known artistic depiction of the presentation of Jesus at the temple. Once returned to Jerusalem, Egeria, passing via Carneas, undertakes pilgrimages to the far lands of Mesopotamia, beyond the river Euphrates, until Edessa, where the group arrives after passing 25 unspecified mansiones and civitates we are informed only that they cross Antioch, Hierapolis and Batanisup to Charrae Haran.

This fact in no way proves that Egeria belonged to the highest level of society, neither that she was using the Cursus Publicus.