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The work was particularly popular at the Abbey of Cluny. It was intended as an anthology of background detail and advice for pilgrims following the Way of St.

The book was stolen from its security case in the cathedral’s archives on 3 July [7] Spanish press reports speculated that the theft may have been an attempt to embarrass the cathedral administration over lax security measures [8] or an attempt to settle a personal or professional grievance. A Cultural Crossroads at cattholici Edge of Europep. This date serves as terminus ante quem for the compilation of the Liber excluding appendices.

Book IV had been torn off ineither by accident, theft or at the decree of King Philip IIIand it was reinstated during the restoration. Its oversized pages were trimmed down during a restoration in 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.

Contexts – Making cathloici of things: The letter of Pope Callixtus II which opens the book, occupies both recto and verso of the first two folios.


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The former cathedral employee was convicted of the theft of the codex and of EUR 2. 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.

Olive Press Newspaper – Theolivepress. The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago. University of Notre Dame. Throughout northern Spain along the Way of St.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Codex Calixtinus. Its relative size and the information it contains on the spiritual aspects of the pilgrimage make it the heart of the codex.

The chapter also includes an account of Roland’s defeat of the giant Saracen Ferragut. The compilation is most likely due to the French scholar Aymeric Picaud.

Book IV is attributed to Archbishop Turpin of Reims and commonly referred to as Pseudo-Turpinalthough it is the work of an anonymous writer of the 12th century. 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. 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.

There are some clues suggestive of a later date of aroundbut none of them render impossible a date of around From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In later years the legend became somewhat of an embarrassment in its depiction of Saint James as a bloodthirsty avenger years after his death.

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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In Ole Peter Grell. For this congakdeant, the terms Liber sancti Jacobi and Codex Calixtinus are often used interchangeably.

Archived from the original on 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.

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The Order was formed in order to help protect church interests in northern Spain from Moorish invaders. Latin Wikisource has original text related to this article: The collection includes sermonsreports of miracles and liturgical texts cathloici with Saint James, and a set of polyphonic musical pieces.

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. Retrieved 29 July 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 for the pilgrimage and cult of St.

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.