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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Schematic map of the trips undertaken by Egeria.

This is egeriiae downloadable excel sheet for the sites from the Bordeaux Itinerary [Access Here]. The actual title highlights the first part of the text, with the description of the peregrinations undertaken in several regions of the Middle East, and of the inbound trip from Jerusalem to Constantinople.

Although the text displays admiration for eastern monks, it is only later tradition which makes Egeria herself a nun. In This Article Bibliography. In Clysma ancient Clesmacorresponding to itijerarium SuezEgeria spends a few days.

Christianity Online Publication Date: The Itinerarium Egeriae has provided scholars with valuable information about developments in the grammar and vocabulary of Vulgar Latin. However, it is also evident that travellers progressively detached from the public infrastructures and started to consider the journey not as just functional to reach a destination but also like a path to salvation, more like an occasion for a spiritual experience than a simple displacement.

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

Itinerarium Egeriae – Oxford Classical Dictionary

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.

Once returned to Jerusalem, Egeria, passing via Carneas, undertakes pilgrimages to the far lands of Mesopotamia, beyond the river Euphrates, itienrarium Edessa, where the group arrives after passing 25 unspecified mansiones and civitates we are informed only that they eberiae Antioch, Hierapolis and Batanisup to Charrae Haran. Bradshaw is emeritus professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame. Bronze Age Greek Material Culture: The long stay in Jerusalem is enriched by the description of the liturgy in use in the Holy Town; in this case, some egegiae information about the modalities of travel leaks from the tale of the places where Egeria and her travel companions overnight.


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. In other occasions e. Upon her return to Constantinople, she planned to make a further trip to St. Moss put it best when she said: It is during the return trip from Sinai, via Pharan and Clysma, that we pick up the narration of the peregrinations.

Egeria (pilgrim)

The most documented hence reliable date seems to be the one established by Devos, who fixes the arrival in Jerusalem before Easter of ADand the return journey at the earliest in the Spring of AD Afficher tous les articles par Cristina Corsi.

Don’t egeiae an account? 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. Since the relatively recent discovery of the parchment reporting the incomplete narrative of a journey undertaken to the Holy Land, the text of the so-called Itinerarium Egeriae formerly known as Peregrinatio Aetheriae has attracted an amazing attention from scholars.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Sign in to annotate. Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 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.

Candlemas recognizes the presentation of Jesus in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary forty days after giving itinerwrium Luke 2: If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.


The Itinerarium Egeriae: Mapping Egeria’s Pilgrimage On Candlemas – History From Below

Here, we will discuss some of these details, often neglected when not itinerarihm by scholarship. The Pilgrimage of Etheria. Classical Views3,p. McGowan and Bradshaw should be commended for clarifying the thorny issues of dating, authorship, and manuscript tradition of the work now called the Itinerarium Egeriae. The preserved part of the text starts when the small group of pilgrims has already reached Jerusalem, the narration of the outbound journey being completely lost.

The whole party then, including the holy men that escort the pilgrims from Mount Sinai to Pharan, must have been provided of a mount. The places where Egeria and her party overnight are clearly of different type: Egeria set down her observations in a letter now called Itinerarium Egeriae “Travels of Egeria”.

Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. 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. Once the identification with the Gallic Saint had fallen, the title of Itinerarium Egeriae became more popular than the one of Peregrinatio. EgeriaItinerarimu or Aetheria was a woman, widely regarded to be the author of a detailed account of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

A critical analysis of the contexts in which the term is used rather shows that, in most cases, mansio is a general term to indicate a place where it is possible to stay, directly deriving from the verb manere.