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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The term is used in Eg. Upon her return to Constantinople, she planned to make a further trip to St. Greek Literature Greek Material Culture: The text is incomplete, but provides detailed information about the Church liturgy of Jerusalem and the holy places, as well eberiae a record of the pilgrim’s journey to biblical sites in the Sinai peninsula and elsewhere in the Holy Land, and to the monks and martyr-shrines of Edessa.

Egeria (pilgrim)

This was in accordance with Jewish purity law Lev. Christianity Online Publication Date: Diario di viaggioMilan, 2 Hunt E.

Conversely, we will not discuss here the matters related to the origin or the status of Egeria, even if — for the sake of this research — it itinsrarium essential to underline that we will consider the pilgrim as a wealthy yet not aristocratic woman, definitely a lay and not a nun.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Email required Address never made public. The Liber de Locis Egerise written by Peter the Deacon, abbot of Montecassino in itnerarium, and a letter addressed by a monk named Valerius to his brothers in the monastery of El Vierzo in the seventh century, allow us to established the western origin of the protagonist Gallia or Galitia and the correct spelling of the name of the woman as Egeria and not Aetheria, as often reported in the less recent literature.

The lacunae are partially filled by information coming from other texts. Such is the case of the ecclesiae offering lodging, where indeed Itiherarium stays 3 consecutive nights Eg. Christian or not, the month of February was then a time for purification in the fourth and fifth centuries.

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Itinerarium Egeriae

On the way back, it is customary to overnight in Pharan current Feiran, where the party possibly stopped also on the outbound journeywhere the party stays for a two-days rest Eg. Access to the complete content on Oxford Classical Dictionary requires a subscription or purchase. 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.

The return journey until the so-called mansio Arabia probably a term indicating a small settlementwhich encompasses 4 stops in mansionesis done with the support of a military patrol, escorting the group from one stop to the following, the stop being described as a mansioa monastery but also a castrum Eg.

The sole MS, apart from fragments, was discovered at Arezzo in Gamurrini published the Latin text and theorised the author was Saint Sylvia of Aquitaine. There it is possible to obtain a supply of water and take the road toward the sea. Afficher tous les articles par Cristina Corsi. 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.

The substantial introduction to the book covers both early pilgrimage as a whole, especially egediae by women, and the many liturgical rites of Jerusalem that Egeria describes. Patrology; the lives and works of the fathers of the church.

It is through Valerio’s letter that we itinerarihm see the name Aetheria or Egeria, and have much of the biographical information. Schematic map of the trips undertaken by Egeria. 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 Jerusalem and thus confirm the 4th century dating.


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The long stay in Jerusalem is itinearrium by the description of the liturgy in use in the Holy Town; in this case, some interesting itineratium about the modalities of travel leaks from the tale of the places where Egeria and her travel companions overnight. Once the identification with the Gallic Saint had fallen, the title of Itinerarium Egeriae became more popular than the one of Peregrinatio. One essential point for this essay is the discussion of the argument that Egeria was awarded the right to make free use of the infrastructures of the cursus publicus itinerariu, the imperial office in charge of the management of traffic related to official business.

Publications Pages Publications Pages. Their Pilgrimage to Egeria has been highly anticipated, and I am delighted to recommend it enthusiastically. However, others including Hagith Sivan, have pointed out that during Egeria’s time it was common to address fellow lay Christians as “sisters” and “brothers. If you are a student or academic complete our librarian recommendation form to recommend tiinerarium Oxford Research Encyclopedias to your librarians for an institutional free trial.

Also the exact date of the journey has been long debated. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. 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.

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The initial missing part of the text might have contained information about the protagonist, a woman who Gamurrini identified with St. February 2, February 2, sarahemilybond.