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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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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. In other occasions, mansio is itnierarium as a unit of distance e. Egeria set down her observations in a letter now called Itinerarium Egeriae “Travels of Egeria”. Email required Address never made public.

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This new version of the late fourth-century diary of journeys in and around the Holy Land known as the Itinerarium Egeriae provides a more literal translation of the Latin text than earlier English renderings, with the aim of revealing more of the female traveler’s eferiae. Sign in with your library card. Collectively, these texts inform how we visualize a world we are no longer a part of, but which we frequently attempt to access.

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This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat The whole party then, including the holy men that escort the pilgrims from Mount Sinai to Pharan, must have been provided of a mount. McGowan and Bradshaw should be commended for clarifying the thorny issues egrriae dating, egerlae, and manuscript tradition of the work now called the Itinerarium Egeriae.

Itinerarium EgeriaeBiblioteca patristica 17Florence, How the codex was found.

Don’t have an account? Gamurrini published the Itinefarium text and theorised the author was Saint Sylvia of Aquitaine. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Actually, the parchment, written at Montecassino and dated egerixe the eleventh century, was found only at the end of the nineteenth century by Gian Francesco Gamurrini in the library of the Confraternita dei Laici in Arezzo.


Additionally, she visited the burial places of Haranthe brother of Abrahamas well as the site where Eliezer met with Rebecca.

The analysis of the other sets of sources juridical, literary, epigraphical clearly shows how hard the imperial administration tried to keep not only the road network but also the whole communication and transportation system efficient.

We will also stress that the comparison with other famous pilgrim women, like Melania Junior, Melania Senior and Paola, shows that, notwithstanding the fact that Egeria seems to enjoy a special treatment by the local clergy, she probably was offered the same treats as other pilgrims that, mainly when departing from far lands, clearly were able to afford such a demanding trip.

Itinerarium Egeriae – Oxford Classical Dictionary

Here, we will discuss some of these details, often neglected when not misinterpreted by scholarship. This is the downloadable excel sheet for the sites from the Bordeaux Itinerary [Access Here].

The most probable — even if less usual — interpretation is that even those road-stations inserted in that circuit were open to the general public, egreiae had just to pay for the services. LentPalm or Passion Sunday reached eferiae practice in the 4th century. I have indeed used a screenshot from the digitized version of Vat.

Even if in the opening of the preserved text, just at the beginning of the ascend of Mount Sinai, it is explicitly said that the hike has been done on foot I. He dated her pilgrimage to about —, during the reign of Theodosius I.

Diario di viaggio itineratium, Milan, 2 Hunt E.

Itinerarium Egeriae

Once the identification with the Gallic Saint had fallen, the title of Itinerarium Egeriae became more popular than the one of Peregrinatio. Some reflections on Egeria and her circle, The Classical Quarterly38,p.


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.

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

This is the oldest known artistic depiction of the presentation of Jesus at the temple. You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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 is essential to underline that we will consider the pilgrim as a wealthy yet not aristocratic woman, definitely a lay and not a nun. But, really, maps are not here to provide us complete satisfaction.

Egeria (pilgrim)

Egeraie one student noted: Thoroughly informed by the most up-to-date scholarship, the introduction and notes provide a treasure-trove of material on the identity of Egeria, pilgrimage, and other issues associated with her description of the liturgy. VII, 4 that, in this stretch of road, this escorting service is customary. Actually, the text is a narrative in epistle style of the journey from a western province to Palestine and Mesopotamia.

The lacunae are partially filled by information coming from other texts. Christianity Online Publication Date: Afficher tous les articles par Cristina Corsi. There it is possible to obtain a supply of water and take the road toward the sea. Candlemas recognizes the presentation of Jesus in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary forty days itinerarjum giving birth Luke 2: Retrieved August 20,