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He also describes how the manuscript survived many hazards from fire to drowning.

De miraculis sancti Jacobi. There were also several other objects of worth stolen from the Cathedral found in the home of the former employee. Book I accounts for almost half of all the codex and contains sermons and homilies concerning Saint James, two descriptions of his martyrdom and official liturgies for his veneration.

In Ole Peter Grell. Culture and Society in Medieval Galicia: With some exceptions, each folio displays a single column of thirty-four lines of text.

The popular appeal of Book V led to it achieving the greatest fame, and it has been described as the first tourist’s guide fatholici. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat University of Notre Dame. It also describes the city of Santiago de Compostela and its cathedral.

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Throughout northern Spain along the Way of St. 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 Catholkci. The compilation of Codex Calixtinus predatesmost likely taking place during the late s to early s. Book V is a wealth of practical advice for pilgrims, [18] informing them where congqudeant 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.


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These passages are of great interest to musicologists as they include early examples of polyphony. Studies in Late-Medieval Religious Life: Archived from the original on Retrieved 29 July There are some clues suggestive of a later date of aroundbut none of them render impossible a date of around Devotions and Pilgrimages in the Netherlandsp.

The codex appeared to be in perfect condition but an in depth analysis will have to be performed in order to verify it. 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. Liber de translatione corporis sancti Jacobi ccongaudeant Compostellam.

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The compilation is most likely due to the French scholar Aymeric Picaud. Retrieved 4 July University of California Press.

The Catholicu of Pseudo-Turpin English translation. On and Off the Road to Santiago. Its oversized pages were trimmed down during a restoration in Latin Wikisource has original text related to this article: It commemorates the life, death and translation of the remains of St. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. James the Moorslayer’ is considered actholici scholars to be an early example of propaganda by the Catholic Church to drum up recruits for the military Order of Santiago.


This date serves as terminus ante quem for the compilation of the Liber excluding appendices. The miracles in book II are recounted with their dates, between andso that the completion of the compilation can with some certainty be dated to congwudeant andand with highest probability to the s. It also tells of the custom started by the first pilgrims of gathering souvenir sea shells from the Galician coast.

It was intended as an anthology of background detail and advice for pilgrims following the Way of St. The former cathedral employee was convicted of the theft of the codex and of EUR 2. Its relative size and the information it contains on the spiritual aspects of the pilgrimage make it the heart of the codex.