The Pilgrimage to Compostela in the Middle Ages

Author: Maryjane Dunn,Linda Kay Davidson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0815316380

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 233

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Nine studies examine the pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela, the reputed burial place of St. James and one of the most visited shrines in medieval Europe. They discuss the religious ambiance in the 12th century and the cult of St. James, the theme of the pilgrimage in 13th-century Spanish literature, its representation in a 15th-century Flemish altarpiece, the observations and reactions of a 15th-century German visitors, the use of the saint's emblem in Scandinavia, virtual pilgrimage on the World Wide Web, and other facets. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Manual of the Church of the Pilgrimage

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3382111551

Category: Fiction

Page: 57

View: 1398

Reprint of the original. The publishing house Anatiposi publishes historical books as reprints. Due to their age, these books may have missing pages or inferior quality. Our aim is to preserve these books and make them available to the public so that they do not get lost.

The Pilgrimage of Piltdown Man

Author: Mike O'Leary

Publisher: Triarchy Press

ISBN: 1911193589

Category: Social Science

Page: 154

View: 496

Mike O’Leary has been a professional storyteller for 25 years and his post-fairy tale vividly knits together the knuckers, hags, wisht hounds and dragons of folklore with more contemporary concerns of roadkill, hitch-hiking, migration and abuse.

The Pilgrimage of Arnold von Harff, Knight, from Cologne

Author: Malcolm Letts

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317021371

Category: History

Page: 360

View: 1763

Translated from the German from Groote's edition of 1860 and edited with notes and an introduction This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1946.

Towards the Pilgrimage Archetype

Author: Rana P. B. Singh

Publisher: N.A


Category: Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages

Page: 234

View: 7776

This book is the first detailed study on Panchakroshi and itsassociated inner sanctum, the Antargriha Yatra. At least since the15th century, devotees continuously perform pilgrimage on thesetwo circuits.The 108 shrines on the route are described with the help of manymaps and illustrations. The topics covered include, among others,the background of the archetypical nature of pilgrimage, the cosmicmandalas and the circulatory paths, the historical background of thePanchakroshi Yatra and its contextual growth, the context ofcardinality, the impact of change, the pilgrimage-cognitive maps,sacred territory and sacred time, religious experiences, thePanchakroshi Temple, the dharmashalas, the characteristics ofpilgrims, the circuit of the inner sanctum, the ecology of place andthe Improvement Plan. Finally, the book includes an exhaustive bibliography,followed by appendices giving information on shrines,temples, yatras, etc.