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The popular appeal of Book V led to it achieving the greatest fame, and it has been described as the first tourist’s guide book. Culture and Society in Medieval Galicia: There are some clues suggestive of a later date of aroundbut none of them render impossible a date of around Iter pro peregrinis ad Compostellam. Retrieved 29 July The work was particularly popular at the Abbey of Cluny. The Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin English translation. Its relative size and the information it contains on the spiritual aspects of the pilgrimage make it the heart of the codex.

The hagiographic Book II is an account of twenty-two miracles [15] across Europe attributed to Saint James, both during his life and after his death.

It is a pseudepigraph attributed to Pope Callixtus II ; its principal author or compilator is referred to as “Pseudo-Callixtus”, often identified with French scholar Aymeric Picaud. James; discusses the route to Compostela in both physical and spiritual terms; and celebrates the blessings of the saint bestowed on the pilgrims of the route, on Spain and on Galicia.


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It describes the coming of Charlemagne to Spain, his defeat at the Battle of Roncevaux Pass and the death of the knight Roland. While the individual texts have a complex history, and each of the five books was probably in existence before their compilation in a single “encyclopedia congaudeaant the pilgrimage and cult of St.

conagudeant The miracles in book II are recounted with their dates, between andso that the completion of the congaudeang can with some certainty be dated to between andand with highest probability to the s. On and Off the Road to Santiago. Book V is a wealth of practical advice for pilgrims, [18] informing them where they should stop, relics they should venerate, sanctuaries they should visit, bad food they should be wary of [19] and commercial scams, including in the author’s opinion, other churches who claimed to hold relics of St.

The Order was formed in order to help protect church interests in northern Spain from Moorish invaders. These passages are of great interest to musicologists as they include early examples of polyphony.

Book IV had been torn off ineither by accident, theft or at the decree of King Philip IIIand it was reinstated during the restoration. Archived from the original on It was intended as an anthology of background detail and advice for pilgrims following the Way of St.

James the Moorslayer’ is considered by scholars to be an early example of propaganda by the Catholic Church to drum up recruits for the military Order of Santiago.


It also describes the city of Santiago de Compostela and its cathedral. The Veneranda Dies sermon is the longest work in Book One and seems to have been part of the feast day celebrations for St. The codex appeared to be in perfect condition but an in depth analysis will have to be performed in order to verify it.

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Today this legend in northern Spain has cultural and historical significance that is completely separate from any of the original intentions by the Catholic Church. In congaudesnt projects Wikimedia Commons.

This date serves as terminus ante quem for the compilation of the Liber excluding appendices. James”, Codex Calixtinus is the archetype manuscript for the composite Liber sancti Jacobi.

Its most likely date of compilation is the period of — The compilation of Codex Calixtinus predatesmost likely taking place during the late s to early s. Throughout northern Spain along the Way of St. With some cpngaudeant, each folio displays a single column of thirty-four lines of text. A Cultural Crossroads at the Edge of Europep. University of Notre Dame.