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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Historical details it contains set the journey in the early s, making it the earliest of its kind. 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.
The author or editor of over thirty books and more than articles and essays, he is also a past president of both the North American Academy of Liturgy and the international Societas Liturgica. It is evident, then, that, even if in fragmentary elements, the Itinerarium Egeriae provides us with some interesting notes about the habits of pilgrims and the practicalities of travel. EgeriaEtheria or Aetheria was a woman, widely regarded to be the author of a detailed account of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
It is for the many holy men that generously offered hospitality to her party that the gratitude of Egeria is reserved Eg. The middle part of Egeria’s writing survived and was copied in the Codex Aretinuswhich was written at Monte Cassino in the 11th century, while the beginning and end are lost.
Sign in with your library card. Gamurrini published the Latin text and theorised the author was Saint Sylvia of Aquitaine.
Itunerarium Oxford dictionary of Byzantium. In other occasions, mansio is used as a unit of distance e. The Liber de Locis Sanctis written by Itinerwrium the Deacon, abbot of Montecassino inand 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 Egeria 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.
In other occasions e. In the first extant part of the text, she describes the journey from her approach to Mount Sinai until her stop in Constantinople. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 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.
Philologists have studied Egeria’s letter, which contains a wealth of information about the evolution of Latin in late antiquity into the ” Proto-Romance ” language, from which the medieval and modern family of Romance languages later egsriae.
This is the downloadable excel sheet for the sites from the Bordeaux Itinerary [Access Here]. Actually, the parchment, written at Montecassino and dated to 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.
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Access to the complete content on Oxford Classical Dictionary requires a subscription or purchase. Schematic map of egeriaae trips undertaken by Egeria. Moreover, it is clear that the group stops over at the road-stations set up along the road of the Roman Empire only when there is no alternative.
More Posts – Website. 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. This snapshot is before universal acceptance of a December 25 celebration of the nativity of Jesus ; this is very early and very helpful in cataloguing the development of annual liturgical worship. Views Read Edit View history.
Christianity Online Publication Date: He dated her pilgrimage to about —, during the reign of Theodosius I.
The long stay in Jerusalem is enriched by the description of the liturgy in use in the Iitnerarium Town; in this case, some interesting information about the modalities of travel leaks from the tale of the places where Egeria and her travel companions overnight. Bradshaw is emeritus professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame.
This is the oldest known artistic depiction of the presentation of Jesus at the temple. Atti del Convegno Ferentino DicembreFerentino,p. In Clysma ancient Clesmacorresponding to modern SuezEgeria spends a few days.
I have indeed used a screenshot from the digitized version of Vat. On the Liturgical Year. Once the identification with the Gallic Saint had fallen, the title of Itinerarium Egeriae became more popular than the one of Peregrinatio.
Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Later, itineraruum the long stay in the Middle East the group ascends Mount Nebo. 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’: 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.
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