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Diary of a Pilgrimage: Egeria ± 417ad

sillydoll

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No. 38 in a series of books called "Ancient Christian Writers: The Works of the Fathers in Translation" is entitled "Diary of a Pilgrimage" written by a Spanish woman pilgrim named Egeria
Archaeologists in the 1800's came upon this diary written by Egeria around 417ad. Archaeologists are certain that the work was not written earlier than 394 or later than 448 based on places visited in the Pilgrimage and other evidence from the writings.
Translated and Annotated by George E.

Available from: http://www.easternchristiansupply.biz/p ... 8626/54581

The 12 vol set consists of:
This twelve-volume set includes:

• No. 1: The Epistles of St. Clement of Rome and St. Ignatius of Antioch
• No. 6: The Didache, the Epistle of Barnabas, the Epistles and the Martyrdom of St. Polycarp, the Fragments of Papias, the Epistle to Diognetus
• No. 11: Pastoral Care
• No. 16: Proof of the Apostolic Preaching
• No. 17: The Works of St. Patrick; St. Secundinus, Hymn on St. Patrick
• No. 21: The Ascetic Life, The Four Centuries on Charity
• No. 27: The Symposium: A Treatise on Chastity
• No. 31: Baptismal Instructions
• No. 35: Letters of St. Paulinus of Nola, Volume I: Letters 1—22
• No. 36: Letters of St. Paulinus of Nola, Volume II: Letters 23—51
• No. 38: Diary of a Pilgrimage
• No. 55: Against the Heresies, Volume I, Book I
Item Number: BKPP694CS

$301.40 (USD)

You read more about woman pilgrims here: http://www.umilta.net/egeria.html
 

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Priscillian

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Hi Sil,
In Pilgrimage to Heresy, I suggest that Egeria may have been Agape the noblewoman who brings the "secret gospel" to Priscillian. There is a lot of circumstantial evidence that they may have known one another and the connection, though fictional, is a possibility, especially given Egeria's Gallego links and personal views which appear to be quite Priscillianist. Egeria's travels is fascinating reading, even today. What a remarkable woman!
Tracy
 
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It may have been Shirley MacLaine who discovered, after she discovered the Lemurians, that centuries ago the snails had their own camino. They only traveled to Santiago from about 1 km out, but it still took them several months. A group of snails was set upon by a group of turtle bandits. The turtles beat the snails and stole their equipment.

The snails moved as quickly as they could to report the assault to the Guardia Civil. When the policemen asked the snails for a description of the bandits, they replied, "We really cannot say. It all happened so fast."
 

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