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Santiago in South America

Ulysse

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We just returned from a trip in South America and I would like to share 2 pictures of Santiago. The first one is The Patron saint of Santiago de Chili in the cathedral. The second is a representation of El Matamorros in the cathedral of Cuzco (Peru);
 

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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
There is another Santiago 'Killer' in Peru - Santiago Mataespañois - killer of Spaniards!
An indigenous uprising in 19th-century Peru adopted Santiago as its champion, using the "Matamoros" iconography that in Peru had come to be associated with a pre-Columbian deity who drove out evil forces.
In the Museum of Pilgrimages, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

And also, in Mexico City there is a carving from the altarpiece of the Church of Santiago Tlatelolco showing him as Santiago Mataindios - the Indian-slayer.
 

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